Health in Papua New Guinea

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Papua New Guinea

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Health in Papua New Guinea


The continent: Oceania
  
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For country comparisons (the table on the map) colors are used:
 
 Good performance;
 
 The average;
 
 Poor performance

Medical service in Papua New Guinea


Nurses and midwives

0,565 per 1,000 people[?] (2010)
(descending): 118 in the world of 149 (21,48%); 13 place in Oceania from 13 (7,69%)

Physicians

0,058 per 1,000 people[?] (2010)
(descending): 141 in the world of 157 (10,83%); 14 place in Oceania from 14 (7,14%)

Hospital beds

4,02 per 1,000 people[?] (1990)
(1995) (descending): 32 in the world of 187 (83,42%); 2 place in Oceania from 12 (91,67%)

Community health workers

0,624 per 1,000 people[?] (2008)
(2010) (descending): 7 in the world of 30 (80%); 2 place in Oceania from 3 (66,67%)

Alcoholism in Papua New Guinea


Total alcohol consumption

23 619 895 [?] (2015)
(ascending): 78 in the world of 184 (58,15%); 9 place in Oceania from 11 (27,27%)

Total alcohol consumption per capita [liters of pure alcohol, projected estimates, 15+ years of age]

3,10 [?] (2015)
(ascending): 52 in the world of 184 (72,28%); 7 place in Oceania from 11 (45,45%)

Diseases in Papua New Guinea


HIV prevalence

0,800 % of population ages 15-49[?] (2015)
(ascending): 58 in the world of 106 (46,23%); 2 place in Oceania from 2 (50%)

Incidence of malaria

122,20 per 1,000 people[?] (2015)
(ascending): 60 in the world of 88 (32,95%); 3 place in Oceania from 3 (33,33%)
48,77 % (9,75 % annual) ↗
min: 122,20; max: 270,30; max-min: 148,10 (54,79%); mid: 196,25;
-74,05 (-60,60%)

Incidence of tuberculosis

432 per 100,000 people[?] (2015)
(ascending): 200 in the world of 209 (4,78%); 18 place in Oceania from 19 (10,53%)

Contraception in Papua New Guinea


Contraceptive prevalence

24,30 % of women ages 15-49[?] (2007)
(2010) (descending): 98 in the world of 145 (33,10%); 7 place in Oceania from 10 (40%)
3,87 % (0,774 % annual) ↘
min: 19,60; max: 24,30; max-min: 4,70 (19,34%); mid: 21,95;
2,35 (9,67%)

Unmet need for contraception

27,40 % of married women ages 15-49[?] (2007)
(2010) (descending): 22 in the world of 118 (82,20%); 3 place in Oceania from 9 (77,78%)