Projects tagged with Diet & Nutrition
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2 Feb 2008
The Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease Quality Improvement Plan (QIP) establishes a nationally consistent framework for continuous quality improvement of clinical services for diabetes and cardiovascular disease. The QIP sets out specific, practical recommendations and areas for priority actions across different clinical...
7 Dec 2007
A qualitative investigation into food and nutrition practices in family and whānau. More than 100 families were involved in this research.
7 Dec 2007
Topics: Research, Families & Whānau, Diet & Nutrition, Drugs & Alcohol, Gambling, Obesity, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life
A qualitative investigation into wider aspects of family and whānau functioning, many of which can impact on healthy eating. More than 100 families were involved in this research.
with: NZ Police
The Crime and Justice Research Centre (CJRC) carried out a new evaluation of the DARE to make a Choice (Choice) drug education programme. The evaluation was based on a ‘best practice’ approach outlined in a CJRC scoping study commissioned by NZ Police in 2005. The premise was that if the best practice principles are being met,...
New Zealand is experiencing a rapid rise in the rate of obesity in both adult and child populations, with significant implications for public health. Major causes of death and disease are associated with obesity, including cancer, coronary heart disease, stroke and diabetes. The burden of disease affects the whole spectrum of...
This report summarises the findings from the first year of the Healthy Futures evaluation of the Ministry of Health’s Fruit in Schools (FiS) initiative. This report draws together the perspectives of key stakeholders to inform policy and practice, and contribute to the ongoing development of FiS. Healthy...
2 Oct 2006
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Inequality, Diet & Nutrition, Healthcare, Obesity, Māori, Pacific People, Population Shifts, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status, Gender, Race & Ethnicity
Obesity is widely recognised to be a major public health concern, and inequalities in body fat distribution are of great current interest. This bulletin uses data from the 2002/03 New Zealand Health Survey to analyse ethnic and gender variations in socio-economic gradients in body fat distribution, using a range of measures of...
2 Oct 2006
Relevant, reliable and timely food and nutrition monitoring data are essential for the development and monitoring of effective food and nutrition-related policies, programmes and services. This report is a synthesis of the most up-to-date and readily available food and nutrition monitoring data for New Zealand...
2 Aug 2006
The vision is for an environment that promotes oral health, whether through fluoridated water, a healthy diet, or publicly funded services staffed by a multidisciplinary workforce that actively addresses the needs of those at greatest risk of poor oral health. In this future, oral health is recognised as an important part of...
Topics: Evaluation, Literature review, Crime & Safety, Family Violence, Inequality, Poverty & Child Poverty, Social Security & Welfare, Social Services, Families & Whānau, Leadership, Policy, Child Development, Child Mortality, Diet & Nutrition, Healthcare, Mental Health, Children, Youth, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life
Health is one of the key areas affecting a child’s development, with repercussions for almost every other area of life including education, employment, justice and family connectedness. In order to identify priorities for action in child and youth health, the Children’s Commissioner contracted a review of child and youth health...
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