Tuberculosis: The cruel scourge for children in Papua New Guinea

Tuberculosis: The cruel scourge for children in Papua New Guinea

Over the past three years, tuberculosis (TB) has killed 9,000 people in Papua New Guinea (PNG), with children accounting for 26 per cent of detected cases.

This report, written by award-winning journalist Jo Chandler for ChildFund Australia, uncovers the full impact of the TB epidemic on one of Australia’s closest neighbours, including its youngest victims. 

Publication Year

2016