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Solid Waste Management in the Pacific: Tuvalu Country Snapshot

dc.contributor.authorAllison Woodruff
dc.description.abstractThis flyer outlines the status of solid waste management in Tuvalu and recommends key points for action to address challenges facing the country related to solid waste management. As a small, low-lying country, consisting of nine atolls, Tuvalu is characterized by extreme environmental fragility. Around 57% of the country’s population of 10,837 resides on the main island of Funafuti, a narrow strip of land with an area of just 2.4 square kilometers. The country’s per capita gross domestic product was estimated at A$3,419 (around $3,074) in 2012.
dc.publisherAsian Development Bank
dc.rightsCC BY 3.0 IGO
dc.titleSolid Waste Management in the Pacific: Tuvalu 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.authorWoodruff, Allison

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