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19 July 2021 | dataset

Appropriateness of prescribing in selected healthcare facilities in Papua New Guinea 2013

Department of Environment and Conservation

The Department of Environment and Conservation (DEC) was established in 1985. Its mission (approved by the National Executive Council on 22 August 1989) is to ensure natural and physical resources are managed to sustain environmental quality and human well-being.

The key legislations administered by the Department are:

Environmental Planning Act 1978

Environmental Contaminants Act 1978

Conservation Areas Act 1978

National Parks Act 1982

International Trade (Fauna & Flora) Act 1979

Fauna (Protection and Control) Act 1966

Crocodile Trade (Protection) Act 1974

Water Resources Act 1982

It also has an important role under the Forests Act 1992.


Research was to evaluate the level of appropriateness of prescribing to outpatients in selected healthcare facilities in Papua New Guinea (PNG), using health department guidelines as the benchmark.

Data and Resource

Field Value
Publisher PNG Conservation and Environment Protection Authority
Modified 19 July 2021
Release Date 19 July 2021
Homepage URL
Identifier 0d0cbeef-d970-4376-8663-41504c7c46f0
Spatial / Geographical Coverage Location PNG
Language English
License Public
[Open Data]
Author NCBI by Joshua IB1, Passmore PR, Parsons R and Sunderland VB.
Contact Name Joshua IB
Contact Email [email protected]