Venereal diseases in the islands of the South Pacific.

  title={Venereal diseases in the islands of the South Pacific.},
  author={R R Willcox},
  journal={The British journal of venereal diseases},
  volume={56 4},
  • R R Willcox
  • Published 1980 in The British journal of venereal diseases
The island territories of the South Pacific vary considerably in area and in size of population; Pitcairn has a population of 100 in two square miles whereas Papua New Guinea has a population of 2,990,000 in approximately 175,000 square miles. Today the whole ocean is traversed by air routes. Recently, the prevalence of gonorrhoea has decreased in the northern region but increased in the eastern and western; in all these regions the reported prevalence exceeds 200 cases per 100,00 population… CONTINUE READING
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