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Impurity and danger: the need for new barriers and bridges in the prevention of sexually-transmitted disease in the Tari Basin, Papua New Guinea

Hughes, Jenny


The Huli of the Tari Basin have a serious problem with the spread of STDs following the opening of the Highlands Highway from Mendi in the early 1980s. Huli territory is now the site of huge mineral exploration and development and fears are held by health officers that the diseases may soon become an epidemic. The likelihood of AIDS entering the area in the near future provides a further need for all available barriers to be erected against the diseases and new bridges constructed to better...[Show more]

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Date published: 1991
Type: Journal article


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