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2 Sep 2009
Completed
Annual statistical publication that collates and analyses information on the causes of fetal and infant deaths registered in New Zealand.

Jul 2010
Completed
The Health and Lifestyles Survey (HLS) is a monitor of the health behaviour and attitudes of New Zealand adults aged 15 years and over, and parents and caregivers. The HLS is managed by the Health Sponsorship Council(HSC) and collects information relating to the programme areas the HSC works in. These areas include tobacco...

Jan 2011
Completed
The Health and Lifestyles Survey (HLS) is a monitor of the health behaviour and attitudes of  New Zealand adults aged 15 years and over, and parents and caregivers of 5 to16-year-olds. The HLS is managed by the Health Sponsorship Council (HSC) and collects information relating to HSC's key programme areas - tobacco control...

2 Jun 2010
Completed
The 'Hospital-based maternity events 2006' provides health statistics on the pregnancy and childbirth characteristics of mothers who gave birth in hospital, and the babies' characteristics and outcomes. It also presents regional and national comparisons. The information is presented by calendar...

Dec 2010
Completed
In 2007/08, the Health Sponsorship Council (HSC) launched the Never Let Your Child Get Sunburnt campaign. The campaign targeted parents and caregivers and explained the link between sunburn and melanoma, with the overall aim of reducing sunburn among children. In March 2010, the HSC evaluated the effectiveness of its three-year...

2 Feb 2008
Completed
This paper, part of the Pacific Health and Disability Plan Review series, brings together available information and evidence about Pacific child health in New Zealand. It: describes the determinants of child health: families, housing, education, deprivation ...

Aug 2013
Completed
Poisoning has been defined as injury to, and destruction of, bodily cells through the ingestion, inhalation, injection or absorption of toxic substances (World Health Organization 2008). In Western countries there are two demographic peaks of poisoning activity and deaths. The first is unintentional exploratory poisonings, where...

Mar 2013
Completed
Suffocation, foreign body inhalation and strangulation are well-recognised causes of death in the paediatric age group. Data from the United States and United Kingdom show a significant burden of death due to unintentional suffocation, choking or strangulation. Prevention of these deaths is more likely to be...

Sep 2011
Completed
While it is commonly accepted that alcohol misuse is harmful, very little is known about the effects of alcohol on the lives of children in New Zealand, particularly those under the age of 16. This special report was commissioned to investigate the role that alcohol consumption plays in the deaths of children and young people in...

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