Prevalence of non-communicable disease risk factors in three sites across Papua New Guinea: a cross-sectional study
Patricia Rarau, Gwendalyn Vengiau, Hebe Gouda, Suparat Phuanukoonon, Isi H Kevau, Chris Bullen, Robert Scragg, Ian Riley, Geoffrey Marks, Masahiro Umezaki, Ayako Morita, Brian Oldenburg, Barbara McPake, Justin Pulford
BMJ Global Health | BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2017
The authors wish to thank all research participants, Provincial Government, church health authorities and community representatives in the respective sites. The authors are grateful to the dedicated NCD Study field and laboratory staff members. The authors also acknowledge the PNGIMR for providing the administrative and technical support to conduct this study. Lastly, we acknowledge the financial support via an unrestricted grant provided by PNG ExxonMobil to conduct this survey in the three sites. The governance and management of the study was completely independent from the funders.