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Nauru

  • By: Heather K. Michon
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Located in the southern Pacific Ocean south of the Marshall Islands, Nauru is the world's smallest independent republic with a total land area of 13 square miles. Nauru's importance has long been its rich phosphate deposits, and the export of phosphates ...

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