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Solid Waste Management in the Pacific: Papua New Guinea Country Snapshot

dc.contributor.authorAllison Woodruff
dc.description.abstractThis flyer outlines the status of solid waste management in Papua New Guinea and recommends key points for action to address challenges facing the country related to solid waste management. Papua New Guinea (PNG) covers a land area of over 450,000 square kilometers (km2 ). Approximately 12.5% of its 7.16 million people live in urban areas. In 2012, the per capita gross domestic product of PNG was estimated at 4,500 Kina ($1,629). Port Moresby, PNG’s capital city, which is the focus of this study, is located on the southeastern coast on the Gulf of Papua. It has a geographic area of about 90 km2, and a population of around 400,000
dc.publisherAsian Development Bank
dc.rightsCC BY 3.0 IGO
dc.titleSolid Waste Management in the Pacific: Papua New Guinea Country Snapshot
dc.subject.expertHealth System Developments
dc.subject.expertUrban Health Services
dc.subject.expertRural Health Services
dc.subject.expertHealth Service Management
dc.subject.expertHealth Care Quality
dc.subject.expertHealth Aspects of Poverty
dc.subject.expertChild Health
dc.subject.adbHealth aid
dc.subject.adbMedical Statistics
dc.subject.adbChild Nutrition
dc.subject.adbHealth Costs
dc.subject.adbMedical Economics
dc.subject.naturalMedical and health care industry
dc.subject.naturalDelivery of health care
dc.subject.naturalPrevention of disease
dc.subject.naturalNutrition and state
dc.subject.naturalSanitation systems
dc.subject.naturalHealth status indicators
dc.contributor.imprintAsian Development Bank
oar.adminregionPacific Region
oar.countryPapua New Guinea
oar.authorWoodruff, Allison

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