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Reporting diseases in the Pacific

Volume 6, Issue 1

December, 1999

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Cullen, T. (2000). Reporting diseases in the Pacific. Pacific Journalism Review, 6(1): 73-76.
Author(s): Trevor Cullen
Publication date: 
January, 2000

Heart disease, turberculosis, STDs and HIV/AIDS have one common feature: they are, with the correct information and application, all preventable diseases. Yet, throughout the Pacific, such diseases are on the increase. What should the media do?