Tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS-attributed mortalities and associated sociodemographic factors in Papua New Guinea: Evidence from the comprehensive health and epidemiological surveillance system

Bang Nguyen PHAM, Nora Abori, Vinson D. Silas, Ronny Jorry, Chalapati Rao, Anthony D. Okely & William Pomat
Tuberculosis (TB) and HIV/AIDS are public health concerns in Papua New Guinea (PNG). This study examines TB and HIV/AIDS mortalities and associated sociodemographic factors in PNG. Method: As part of a longitudinal study, verbal autopsy (VA) interviews were conducted using the WHO 2016 VA Instrument to collect data of 926 deaths occurred in the communities within the catchment areas of the Comprehensive Health and Epidemiological Surveillance System from 2018-2020. InterVA-5 cause of deaths analytic tool...

Registration Year

  • 2022
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Resource Types

  • Dataset
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Affiliations

  • University of Wollongong
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  • Australian National University
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  • Papua New Guinea Institute of Medical Research
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