Research Units PNGIMR

Population Health & Demography

What we do at the PHDU

Our work covers a range of health issues. We:

  • evaluate large‐scale health interventions implemented at national or sub‐national levels.
  • assess changes in health trends related to largescale development projects.
  • maintain Health, Demographic and Surveillance
  • Sites (HDSS) to monitor morbidity, mortality and causes of death.
  • conduct population‐level studies on a variety of health problems.

Our four teams are:

  • Malaria Control
  • Partnership in Health
  • Non‐Communicable Diseases,Cancers and Lifestyle Conditions
  • Health Systems and Health Economics.

Our Research Units