History of tuberculosis in Australia, New Zealand, and Papua New Guinea
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Published by Brolga Press in Canberra .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Australia,
  • New Zealand,
  • Papua New Guinea

Subjects:

  • Tuberculosis -- Australia -- History.,
  • Tuberculosis -- New Zealand -- History.,
  • Tuberculosis -- Papua New Guinea -- History.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesHistory of tuberculosis.
Statementedited by A.J. Proust.
ContributionsProust, A. J.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRA644.T7 H63 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 273 p. :
Number of Pages273
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1656733M
ISBN 101875495029
LC Control Number91218065

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In Papua New Guinea by Dodwell Christina - Book - Hard Cover - History - Asia. AU $ Details about History Tuberculosis in Australia, New Zealand & Papua New Guinea Proust, A /HB. Be the first to write a review. History Tuberculosis in Australia, New Zealand & Papua New Guinea .   Late last year, a $15 million grant was secured by the Papua New Guinea government from the World Bank for a new emergency TB project and Australia has committed $15 million as well. It is generally agreed that there was no TB in Australia before European settlement, and that Mycobacterium tuberculosis was introduced by the First Fleet in In the second half of the 19 th century tuberculosis became the major cause of death in Aboriginal communities in the southern parts of the country, 6 mainly as a result of the changing way of life of many of these communities. The tuberculosis epidemic in Papua New Guinea. Papua New Guinea has one of the highest prevalence rates of tuberculosis (TB) in the world – second in the Western Pacific region – w new cases reported every year. TB is caused by airborne bacteria affecting the lungs.

  The findings were just released as a book, Too Close to Ignore: Australia’s Borderland with Papua New Guinea and Indonesia. A map of the South Fly . Tuberculosis remains the world’s leading cause of death from an infectious agent, and is a serious health problem in Papua New Guinea (PNG) with an estima new cases each year. Tuberculosis in Papua New Guinea () Papua New Guinea: health and human well-being homepage World Vision Australia is a Christian organisation that works with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. Papua New Guinea For Specific Travellers: Tuberculosis [risk] Tuberculosis is highly endemic in Papua New Guinea. [/risk] Description. Tuberculosis (TB) is an airbone bacterial infection caused by Mycobacterium can be acquired by breathing contaminated air droplets coughed or sneezed by a person nearby who has active Tuberculosis.