Traditional medicine in Papua New Guinea proceedings of the National Workshop on Policy and Practices , 28th-30th July 2004, Port Moresby

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Published by Department of Health in Papua New Guinea .

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Includes bibliographical references.

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Statementedited by Prem P. Rai.
ContributionsRai, Prem P.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDU740 .T73 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 98 p. :
Number of Pages98
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22798500M
ISBN 109980849363
ISBN 109789980849366
LC Control Number2008396392
OCLC/WorldCa144568983

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New Guinea (Tok Pisin: Niugini; Hiri Motu: Niu Gini; Indonesian: Papua, historically, Irian) is a large island separated by the shallow Torres Strait from the rest of the Australian is the world's second-largest island, after Greenland, covering a land area ofkm 2 (, sq mi), and the largest island wholly or partly within the Southern Hemisphere and Oceania.

The Eastern Highlands area of Papua New Guinea (PNG) has a rich tradition of medicinal plant use. However, rapid modernization is resulting in the loss of independent language traditions and consequently a loss of individuals knowledgeable in medicinal plant use.

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