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Research in Papua New Guinea and elsewhere in the developing world has indicted the dangers of bottle feeding infants. Following a failure to obtain the voluntary agreement of shopkeepers to restrict sales of infant-feeding bottles and teats, legislation was passed which placed these items on prescription. In order to obtain a prescription certain… (More)
Transportation noise can be regarded as a major environmental impact, particularly in residential areas. Its cost could represent close to 0.5 % of GDP in the European Union . Considerable amounts of money are spent each year by the community to prevent or limit noise, through both the enforcement of regulations (emission and immission) and the use of… (More)
Over the past four years a public awareness campaign has succeeded in focusing national attention on nutritional problems in Papua New Guinea, particularly as they affect children. All development plans and new government expenditure is now reviewed by the National Planning Office to ascertain its possible impact on nutrition.