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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...
with: Te Puni Kōkiri: TPK
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Social Services, Families & Whānau, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Leadership, Hapū, Iwi, Manaakitanga, Te Āo Māori, Whakapapa, Whānau, Whānau Ora, Whanaungatanga
The first phase of Whānau Ora (2010 – 2015) has focused on strengthening provider capability to design and deliver whānau-centred approaches. This report presents findings from the research and monitoring programmes undertaken during the first phase to determine: which components...
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...
Globally, depression is marked to become the second leading cause of disability by 2020 (Murray & Lopez, 1996). Six percent of New Zealanders experience a major depressive disorder each year and 14% will experience a major depressive disorder at some point in their lives (Ministry of Health, 2012; Wells, 2006). In 2006,...
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.
The current project focuses on the effectiveness of Schooling Improvement initiatives for Pasifika. The purposes were to identify the practices that work to raise achievement and close the gaps for Pasifika students especially at the classroom, school and cluster levels; to find out how effective existing Schooling Improvement...
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...
with: Statistics New Zealand
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Employment & Labour, Income & Wealth, Retirement, Education & Training
Survey responses indicate that the majority of working-aged New Zealanders would prefer to make a gradual transition from work to retirement, rather than move abruptly from full-time work to non-employment. This study describes the employment patterns and transitions of people who were aged in their 60s and moved from employment...
with: Statistics New Zealand
Transforming the New Zealand Census of Population and Dwellings presents the issues on the development of a strategic direction and timeline for the transformation of the New Zealand Census of Population and Dwellings. This development is part of Tomorrow’s Official...
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Human Rights & Civil Liberties, Employment & Labour, Disability, Women
Disabled people in New Zealand find that getting a decent job is one of their most significant challenges. New Zealand’s leadership role in the development of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities means there is a renewed focus on the right to work of disabled people. The...
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