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Approaches to the COVID-19 Pandemic in Papua New Guinea: Government Measures and Public Responses

Yakam, Lorelle Tekopiri


This In Brief captures the general perceptions and mood of a sample of Papua New Guineans during the state of emergency (SOE) imposed due to the COVID-19 pandemic in Papua New Guinea (PNG). A short questionnaire was sent to 19 Papua New Guineans using an online survey platform (Survey Monkey) during the height of the lockdown in mid-2020. This In Brief describes some of the measures taken by the PNG government in response to the pandemic and, through the survey, offers insights into the impact...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Dept. of Pacific Affairs (DPA) formerly State, Society and Governance in Melanesia (SSGM) Program
Date published: 2020
Type: Working/Technical Paper
DOI: 10.25911/5f9a8c64a4da0
Access Rights: Open Access


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