The 2006 Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) is the second in a series of this type of survey conducted successfully in Papua New Guinea since 1996. The survey was conducted by the Population and Social Statistics Division (PSSD) of the National Statistical Office (NSO). Technical assistance for the survey was sought from International Consultants. The survey was jointly funded by the Government of Papua New Guinea (GoPNG) and Development partners with funding from Asian Development Bank (ADB), Australian Aid for International Development (AusAID), New Zealand Aid (NZAID), United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), and United Nations Childrens’ Fund (UNICEF).

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