3 dead after 7.6 quake hits remote part of Papua New Guinea
At least three people are dead after a powerful earthquake hit a remote part of Papua New Guinea #quake #papuanewguinea (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Huge quake hits Papua New Guinea, extent of damage unclear
WELLINGTON, New Zealand — Renagi Ravu was meeting with two colleagues at his home in the Papua New Guinea highlands Sunday morning when a huge magnitude 7.6 earthquake struck. Ravu tried to stand... #renagiravu #newzealand #quake #highlands #papuanewguinea (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

There is no tsunami threat after a magnitude 7.6 earthquake hit Papua New Guinea, warning center says
A magnitude 7.6 earthquake with a depth of 61.4km struck the town of Kainantu in Papua New Guinea in the southwestern Pacific on Sunday morning, the US Geological Survey reported. There is no... #warningcenter #kainantu #papuanewguinea #usgeologicalsurvey (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

‘Magnificent’ jellyfish found off coast of Papua New Guinea sparks interest among researchers
Veteran diver struck by ‘intricate detail’ sent footage to be uploaded to Jellyfish appFollow our Australia news live blog for the latest updatesGet ourfree news app,morning email briefing ordaily news podcastA diver has captured footage of an unusual-looking jellyfish off the coast of Papua New Guinea, sparking interest among researchers.The video was captured by Dorian Borcherds, who owns Scuba Ventures in Kavieng, in the New Ireland province of PNG.Sign up to receive an email with the top stories from Guardian Australia every morningContinue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 4, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Lisa Favazzo Tags: Marine life Invertebrates Wildlife Environment Oceans Papua New Guinea Australia news Asia Pacific Science Source Type: news

Thinking incrementally about policy interventions on intimate partner violence in Papua New Guinea: understanding 'popcorn' and 'blanket' - Rooney NM, Forsyth M, Goa J, Lawihin D, Kuir-Ayius D.
This article examines how men who live in Lae, PNG, have made sense of and reacted to these laws and policies. Two evocative metaphors -'popco... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 1, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

What makes a song sound happy? It depends on your culture, study finds
The perception of music in major keys as happy and minor keys as sad is not universal, Australian researchers sayGet ourfree news app,morning email briefing anddaily news podcastWhat makes a piece of music seem happy or sad? Whether it has been composed in a major or minor key is a significant factor. It ’s part of what distinguishes the cheeriness ofWalking on Sunshine from the pensiveness ofAin ’t No Sunshine, for example.But the perception of major keys as happy and minor keys as sad is not universal, according to Australian research that suggests the effect may result from the influence of western culture.Sign up t...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 29, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Donna Lu Tags: Australia news Music Culture Papua New Guinea Science Psychology Source Type: news

Meaningful Dialogue Amplifies Youth Issues, Leads to Change
Delegates at the 'Intergenerational Dialogue of the Asian Parliamentarians and Youth Advocates on Meaningful Youth Engagement' discussed how meaningful dialogue amplify young people’s issues and lead to laws and policies which benefit them. Credit: APDABy Cecilia RussellJohannesburg, Jun 7 2022 (IPS) Young people are often the first to rebuild their communities. However, youths’ diverse challenges cannot be addressed without meaningful dialogue, says Klaus Beck, Regional Director of UNFPA ASRO ai. He was speaking during the hybrid conference ‘Intergenerational Dialogue of the Asian Parliamentarians and Youth...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 7, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Cecilia Russell Tags: Asia-Pacific COVID-19 Featured Headlines Population TerraViva United Nations Youth Thought Leaders Asian Population and Development Association (APDA) IPS UN Bureau IPS UN Bureau Report Parliamentarians working to meet SDG's United N Source Type: news

Impact of socio-demographic and economic factors on intimate partner violence justification among women in union in Papua New Guinea - Adu C, Asare BYA, Agyemang-Duah W, Adomako EB, Agyekum AK, Peprah P.
BACKGROUND: Justification of intimate partner violence (IPV) has several implications, including reduced likelihood of help-seeking, increased experiences episodes of partner abuses, and poor health  status and outcomes. However, in Papua New Guinea (PNG),... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 16, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

On a mission to cut Papua New Guinea ’s high levels of sexual violence
Nearly 60 per cent of women and girls aged 15-49 in Papua New Guinea have experienced some form of physical sexual violence, almost twice the global average. A health support group, backed by the UN, is educating young people and supporting survivors. (Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population)
Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population - May 7, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

FDA and Kratom
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers not to useMitragyna speciosa, commonly known as kratom, a plant which grows naturally in Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Papua New Guinea. FDA is concerned that kratom, which affects the same opioid brain receptors as morphine, appears to have properties that expose users to the risks of addiction, abuse, and dependence. (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - April 27, 2022 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

New clues shed light on ‘pivotal’ moment in the great Pacific migration
Archaeologists say find of tools and bones changes our understanding of the Lapita people, the first to make landfall in Remote OceaniaGet our free news app;get our morning email briefingThe peopling of the Pacific is one of the most significant migrations in human history. And now an archaeological discovery on a small island in Papua New Guinea has recast the early scope of this settlement, in a finding archaeologists say could explain the migration east three millennia ago.The unearthing of animal bones and tools on Brooker Island, 200km east of mainland Papua New Guinea, suggests that the migration of Lapita people thr...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 23, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Donna Lu Tags: Pacific islands Papua New Guinea Asia Pacific Research Archaeology Source Type: news

The first known interstellar meteor hit Earth in 2014, U.S. officials say
The meteor crash-landed off the coast of Papua New Guinea in January 2014. (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - April 14, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jaclyn Diaz Source Type: news

Association between experiences of intimate partner sexual violence and cigarette smoking among women in union in Papua New Guinea: evidence from a nationally representative survey - Asare BYA, Agyemang-Duah W, Adomako EB, Puri P, Ogundare DO, Vishwakarma D, Peprah P.
BACKGROUND: Intimate partner sexual violence (IPSV) is a prevalent public health problem affecting millions of people each year globally, particularly in developing countries like Papua New Guinea (PNG). Although over two-thirds of women in PNG are estimat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 4, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Project to Improve Health and Nutrition in West Africa Expands to Guinea
April 01, 2022More women and babies in francophone West Africa will have access to integrated services as IntraHealth’sINSPiRE project expands into Guinea. In Guinea, as well as in eight otherOuagadougou Partnership countries in the region, INSPiRE works to integrate family planning, nutrition, and maternal, newborn, and child care. This means providing clients with a comprehensive package of essential health services during each visit—such as family planning and nutrition services and maternal care and infant care—to eliminate missed opportunities for care and make services more accessible for women and ...
Source: IntraHealth International - April 1, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: kseaton Tags: Guinea INSPiRE Maternal, Newborn, & Child Health Education Performance Health workforce development Source Type: news

What the humble bowerbird can teach us about marketing
Why is Apple like the bowerbird? The bowerbird, an inhabitant of Australia and Papua New Guinea is a great marketing metaphor that every business owner would do well to learn from. In fact, I wouldn’t be at all surprised if even the late, great Steve Jobs himself had been secretly influenced by this fascinating avian character. In essence, this little creature has developed a marketing strategy that is as extraordinary as it is helpful to us here in the human world. It has harnessed the power of getting and keeping the attention of the audience it’s seeking. Of course, unlike its human counterparts, its purpose...
Source: The Hysterectomy Association - March 28, 2022 Category: OBGYN Authors: Linda Parkinson-Hardman Tags: Marketing metaphor Source Type: news