"A research initiative arising from the South West Pacific Dialogue"
"In December 2004, at a meeting of the South West Pacific Dialogue, Governments of Papua New Guinea (PNG), Indonesia, East Timor, the Philippines, New Zealand and Australia agreed on the importance of undertaking a collaborative study ... The HIV Epidemiological Modelling and Impact (HEMI) Study was funded by the Australian Government through AusAID, to be undertaken in relation to the sub-region incorporating Papua New Guinea, Indonesia and East Timor. In May 2005, NewSouth Global Pty Limited, the consulting company of the University of New South Wales, was commissioned by AusAID to conduct the study."--Introduction