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2 Aug 2011
Topics: Evaluation, Monitoring, Healthcare, Whānau, Quality of Life, Resilience, Socio-economic status
This booklet looks at Whānau Ora – an approach that empowers New Zealand whānau to transform their futures by taking control of their lives. Introduced in 2010, Whānau Ora is driven by a focus on outcomes: that whānau will be self-managing, living healthy lifestyles, participating fully in society,...
2 Dec 2006
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Leadership, Policy, Healthcare, Rangatahi, Whānau, Disability, Māori, Quality of Life
Whakatātaka Tuarua 2006-2011, the second Māori Health Action Plan, sets objectives for Māori health over the next five years and builds on from Whakatātaka - The Māori Health Action Plan which was implemented in 2002, which has provided the health sector with a valuable tool for contributing to reducing health inequalities...
8 Aug 2013
The New Zealand Burden of Diseases, Injuries and Risk Factors Study 2006-2016 (NZBD) is a systematic analysis of health loss by cause for New Zealanders of all ages, both sexes and both major ethnic groups. It includes estimates of fatal and nonfatal health losses from 217 diseases and injuries and 31 biological and behavioural...
2 Feb 2007
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Housing & Homelessness, Households, Disease, Hazards, Healthcare, Population Shifts, Rural, Urban, Quality of Life
This report, Urban-Rural Health Comparisons: Key results of the 2002/03 New Zealand Health Survey, compares the health status of New Zealand adults living in urban and rural areas. In particular, this report compares the following aspects of health for urban and rural dwellers: ...
2 Aug 2010
Unequal Impact II: Māori and Non-Māori Cancer Statistics by Deprivation and Rural-Urban Status 2002-2006 provides specific information about the unequal distribution of cancer outcomes for Māori and Non-Māori. Produced as the follow on to the first cancer chart book 'Unequal Impact: Māori and Non-Māori...
16 Apr 2015
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Diet & Nutrition, Healthcare, Obesity, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status
Obesity is New Zealand’s leading modifiable risk factor for health loss. A number of diseases, including type 2 diabetes, ischaemic heart disease, ischaemic stroke and some cancers, are associated with excess body weight. Health loss can lead to premature death; life expectancy for the extremely obese is shortened by 8 to10...
Topics: Evaluation, Monitoring, Non-Governmental Organisation (NGOs), Human Rights & Civil Liberties, Law & Justice, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Policy, Children, Vulnerable & Disadvantaged, Quality of Life
This is the first report of the UNCROC Monitoring Group for the Deputy Chief Executives Social Sector Forum. It focuses on matters relevant to the ‘implementation’ provisions of UNCROC, Articles 4, 42 and 44.
2 Apr 2010
The publication provides guidance for the staff of corrections facilities (prisons), public health services and clinical TB services in New Zealand, to enable them to carry out tasks relating to the case management of prisoners with active TB disease or with latent TB infection in corrections facilities. The...
2 Nov 2010
This report provides an overview of tobacco use in New Zealand, predominantly for the year 2009. It includes findings from the 2009 New Zealand Tobacco Use Survey (NZTUS) and other relevant sources of data. There have been three comprehensive national tobacco use surveys conducted in New Zealand: in 2006, 2008...
4 Dec 2014
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life
The tobacco use report presents key findings from the New Zealand Health Survey 2012/13 about tobacco use. It provides a snapshot of tobacco use by adults over the age of 15 years, across different population groups (age, sex, ethnicity and neighbourhood deprivation). It presents information on when smokers smoked their first...
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