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Papua New Guinea's Primary Health Care System: Views from the Frontline

Wiltshire, Colin; Watson, Amanda H A; Lokinap, Denise; Currie, Tatia


This report aims to provide insights into how recent PNG government reform efforts are impacting on the primary health care system. These include the introduction of a free primary health care policy, national grants to provinces for recurrent health expenditure, changes in medical supply policies, and development funds allocated to members of parliament for health infrastructure in their electorates. It presents illustrations of how PNG’s primary health care system functions, drawing mainly on...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Dept. of Pacific Affairs (DPA) formerly State, Society and Governance in Melanesia (SSGM) Program
Date published: 2020
Type: Report (Research)
DOI: 10.25911/KEV4-G592
Access Rights: Open Access


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