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Papua New Guinea

General Country Information
Capital: Port Moresby
Population: 6,187,591 (2011 est.)
Form of Government: Unitary Parliamentary Democracy and Constitutional Monarchy

Telephone and Internet Communications in real numbers
Telephone - main lines: 121,200
(2010)
Telephone - mobile: 1.909
million (2010)
Internet hosts:
4,285 (2010)
Internet users:
125,000 (2009)

Country Ranking
DOI* 2005/2006:
0.19
World Rank 2005/2006: 148*

*The Digital Opportunity Index (DOI) evaluates the opportunity, infrastructure and utilization of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) worldwide and was created by the Korea Agency for Digital Opportunity and Promotion (KADO) and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). The DOI is based on a scale of 0-1, where 1 is ideal, and the World Rank is taken into consideration out of 181 countries, based on the DOI.

National Disability Action Plan
National Policy on Disability, Action Plan, and Situation Analysis
Disability Policy Website

Disability Organizations and Contact Information:
Callan Services National Unit
P.O. Box 542
Wewak, ESP
Papua New Guinea
Email: akoroma.cnu-lightfortheworld@global.net.pg
Tel: +675-856 3412
 
PNG National Assembly of Disabled People (NADP) - DPI National Assembly
Ipul Powaseu
P.O. Box 4634, Boroko,
National Capital District
Papua New Guinea
Email:
ipul_powaseu@yahoo.com.au
Tel: +675-323-9455
Fax: +675-323-9455