Papua New Guinea. Yaws problems assessed.

  title={Papua New Guinea. Yaws problems assessed.},
  author={E N Talwat},
  journal={The Southeast Asian journal of tropical medicine and public health},
  volume={17 4 Suppl},
  • E N Talwat
  • Published 1986 in
    The Southeast Asian journal of tropical medicine…
The present status of yaws in Papua New Guinea cannot be determined because of the lack of data. Because yaws was deemed under control as a result of the nationwide total mass treatment campaign in the late 1950s and limited regional effort in the late 1970s, the health department lost interest in yaws and pursued other diseases. Individual reports from… CONTINUE READING