Projects tagged with Diet & Nutrition
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Topics: Research, Child Development, Diet & Nutrition, Disease, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Mental Health, Obesity, Pacific People, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status, Sport & Recreation
Health and Pacific Peoples in New Zealand is the third report in the Pacific Progress series. It presents findings on Pacific peoples’ health outcomes, discusses the socio-economic factors that influence these outcomes, and offers suggestions for improving Pacific peoples’ health. As well as providing...
Topics: Evaluation, Monitoring, Research, Diet & Nutrition, Disease, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Quality of Life
This paper quantifies the prevalence of opportunistic prostate cancer screening in New Zealand in 2008.
2 Sep 2010
This publication outlines the activities that delivered on behalf of the Ministry of Health during the 2010/11 financial year to implement the: Clinical Guidelines for Weight Management in New Zealand Adults Clinical Guidelines for Weight Management in New Zealand Children and...
Topics: Research, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Diet & Nutrition, Gambling, Hazards, Healthcare, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life, Sport & Recreation
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...
Family Food Environment: Barriers to acquiring affordable and nutritious food in new zealand households
4 Jun 2010
The Family Food Environment Survey (FFES) is a cross-sectional survey of 136 New Zealand families living in Dunedin and Wellington with one or more children aged between five and 18 years. This survey was commissioned by the Families Commission to determine the barriers to acquiring affordable and nutritious food in New Zealand...
A National Survey of Children and Young People's Physical Activity and Dietary Behaviours in New Zealand: 2008/09: Key Findings
with: Ministry of Health: MoH, Ministry of Education: MoE, Ministry of Youth Development: MYD, Sport New Zealand
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Child Development, Diet & Nutrition, Healthcare, Children, Youth, Quality of Life, Sport & Recreation
This is the first national survey of physical activity, sedentary behaviours and dietary habits in five to 24 year-olds in New Zealand. The Survey was commissioned by SPARC together with the Ministries of Health, Education and Youth Development. Face-to-face interviews with follow-up telephone calls were conducted with a...
2 May 2010
Topics: Evaluation, Monitoring, Families & Whānau, Child Mortality, Diet & Nutrition, Disease, Hazards, Healthcare, Children
The purpose of the Fetal and Infant Deaths publication series is to inform discussion and assist in future policy development. Readership of this publication is wide-ranging and the contents reflect this, aiming to meet the needs of all interested parties. The Fetal and Infant Deaths publication series...
Topics: Literature review, Research, Diet & Nutrition, Disease, Drugs & Alcohol, Gambling, Healthcare, Asian, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Sport & Recreation
The results of this report provide an overview of the health status of Asian communities in 2006–07, in comparison with the rest of the New Zealand population; and at the same time provide information on trends in health status among the Asian communities since 2002–03. The large number of Asian participants has allowed analyses...
2 Dec 2009
Topics: International Research, Kaupapa Māori, Literature review, Research, Public Service, Diet & Nutrition, Disease, Healthcare, Te Āo Māori, Whānau Ora, Māori, Quality of Life
Te Toi Hauora-nui provides information about innovative service approaches to improving Māori health, with particular emphasis on cardiovascular and diabetes mellitus programmes delivered in the primary care setting. The report outines key findings, critical success factors that providers use to achieve...
Topics: Research, Income & Wealth, Families & Whānau, Diet & Nutrition, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Socio-economic status
This set of power point slides documents findings of a HSC commissioned study into a sample of lower income families with school age children, where evening meals are prepared infrequently in home. The study identifies: The staple foods of the sample; the barriers and facilitators of preparing...
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