Projects tagged with Child Mortality
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Impact of the Family Start Home Visiting Programme on Outcomes for Mothers and Children: A Quasi-Experimental Study
Topics: Research, Social Services, Early Childhood Education, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Child Development, Child Mortality, Pregnancy, Children, Women
Family Start workers make regular home visits and, using a structured program, seek to improve parenting capability and practice. Workers also actively work to promote breastfeeding, reduce home hazards, connect infants to immunisation and primary health services, promote children’s participation in early childhood education,...
Topics: Research, Child Mortality, Children, Urban, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Sport & Recreation
This three year research project funded in 2010 by the Health Research Council investigates how urban neighbourhood environments can facilitate children’s independent mobility (IM – outdoor play and travelling to destinations unsupervised), thereby influencing their levels of physical activity (PA) and participation in daily...
Topics: Kaupapa Māori, Research, Education & Training, Families & Whānau, Child Development, Child Mortality, Disease, Hazards, Healthcare, Rangatahi, Te Āo Māori, Whānau
This report examines health literacy demands on both whānau and health services around asthma management for Māori children. It makes a number of recommendations to address health literacy to improve asthma outcomes for Māori children. Recommendations focus on health system, health organisation and health...
Topics: Research, Law & Justice, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Policy, Public Service, Child Mortality, Hazards, Healthcare, Life expectancy, Pregnancy
Objectives: To determine the proportion of maternal and perinatal mortality and morbidity cases, identified by the Perinatal and Maternal Mortality Review Committee (PMMRC), that are also reported within the annual serious adverse events (SAEs) reports published by the Health Quality and Safety...
Topics: Evaluation, Research, Family Violence, Victims, Child Development, Child Mortality, Children, Māori, Vulnerable & Disadvantaged
Predictive modelling is the use of automated tools to help identify people at risk early enough to allow for effective intervention. It relies on the combination of historical data around individuals and the application of modelling techniques to that data to help understand potential need for services. The...
Child and youth mortality from motorcycle, quad bike and motorised agricultural vehicle use with a focus on deaths under age 15 years
Topics: Research, Voluntary & Community, Law & Justice, Education & Training, Sport & Extramural Education, Transport, Child Mortality, Hazards, Health & Safety at Work
This special report provides information on the mechanisms and circumstances surrounding deaths where the person was an operator or passenger of a two-, three- or four-wheeled vehicle or motorised agricultural vehicle (collectively referred to as ‘off-road vehicles’ in this report). The key findings from the...
Topics: Research, Housing & Homelessness, Income & Wealth, Inequality, Poverty & Child Poverty, Unemployment, Child Development, Child Mortality, Children, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status
This is the second year of the Child Poverty Monitor and this Technical Report provides data on a set of indicators that assess aspects of child poverty in New Zealand and their implications for child wellbeing. This work is supported by the partnership between the Office of the Children’s Commissioner, the University of Otago’s...
with: Ministry of Health: MoH
Topics: Income & Wealth, Inequality, Poverty & Child Poverty, Child Development, Child Mortality, Diet & Nutrition, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Obesity, Children, Māori, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status, Race & Ethnicity
This four-page report presents key findings on the health and wellbeing of Māori adults and children (2011–2013) and shows trends since 2006/07 New Zealand Health Survey (NZHS). Pooling data from the 2011/12 and 2012/13 NZHS improves the precision of estimates for Māori due to bigger sample sizes.
with: Statistics New Zealand
Statistics New Zealand regularly derives projections as an indication of future changes in New Zealand’s population size, age-sex structure, and growth rate. The projections are based on assumptions about the components of population change – fertility (births), mortality (deaths), and migration. These assumptions are...
19 Nov 2013
with: Ministry of Health: MoH
Topics: Evaluation, International Research, Literature review, Research, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Policy, Child Development, Child Mortality, Healthcare, Pregnancy, Teen Pregnancy, Children, Women
This Report provides an overview of maternity systems and maternity outcomes for mothers and babies in New Zealand and six comparator countries.
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