LIFE DRAMA

The Life Drama Project makes use of applied theatre & performance techniques to promote sexual health & wellbeing in Papua New Guinea, the Pacific and Northern Australia.

HIV & AIDS in PNG

1.3 HIV & AIDS in PNG

PNG’s first case of HIV was reported in 1987. According to UNAIDS, HIV cases in the country have increased at a rate of 30% annually since then. The National AIDS Council and the National Department of Health estimated that 46,275 people were living with HIV by the end of 2006.

For more information on HIV and AIDS in PNG, visit the following sites: