Location of Western Highlands Province in Papua New Guinea
Western Highlands is a province of Papua New Guinea. The provincial capital is Mount Hagen. The province covers an area of 8,500 km2, and there are 440,025 inhabitants (2000 census), making the Western Highlands one of the most densely populated provinces. Tea and coffee are grown in the Western Highlands. Mount Wilhelm, the tallest mountain in Papua New Guinea, is on the border of the Western Highlands. Image File history File links Papua_new_guinea_western_highlands_province. ... Image File history File links Papua_new_guinea_western_highlands_province. ... The plane, Canberra, before the 1933 expedition to Mount Hagen Mount Hagen is third largest city in Papua New Guinea. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... Tea leaves in a gaiwan. ... Coffee in beverage form. ... Mount Wilhelm is the highest mountain in Papua New Guinea at 4509m (14,793ft). ...
In the late 1980s and early 1990s, a series of malaria “epidemics” were reported in the westernhighlands of Kenya and other communities at high altitude in the subregion (5,7-17).
Reports of epidemics in the highlands of western Kenya increased in frequency in the early 1990s (10,12,54,55); as a consequence, detection and control of epidemics became a priority for the recently launched national malaria strategic plan (23).
Reemergence of epidemic malaria in the highlands of western Kenya.
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