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with: Ministry for Women
Topics: Research, Human Rights & Civil Liberties, Law & Justice, Employment & Labour, Early Childhood Education, Primary Education, Secondary Education, Tertiary Education, Healthcare, Pregnancy, Women, Discrimination, Gender
Minister for Women Louise Upston has submitted the Government’s latest report to the United Nations on New Zealand’s efforts to eliminate discrimination against women. New Zealand is required to periodically report on the country’s performance under the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (...
23 Dec 2015
Rheumatic fever can be prevented by prompt diagnosis of a Group A streptococcal (GAS) throat infection and treatment with antibiotics. The Rheumatic Fever Prevention Programme aims to improve access to timely treatment for Group A streptococcal throat infections for high risk populations (4–19 year old Māori and Pacific...
7 Dec 2015
This report describes the demographic profile of women giving birth (eg, age, ethnicity, deprivation) and selected antenatal factors (eg, BMI, smoking) events relating to labour and birth (eg, type of birth, interventions, place of birth) the demographic...
3 Dec 2015
The Ministry of Health contracted Allen + Clarke Policy and Regulatory Specialists Limited (Allen + Clarke) to carry out an evaluation of the 2015 Rheumatic Fever Awareness Campaign. This evaluation will help to improve the 2016 Rheumatic Fever Awareness Campaign, in support of the overarching Rheumatic Fever Prevention...
This methodology report details the procedures and protocols followed to ensure the New Zealand Health Survey produces the high-quality and robust data expected of official statistics. Included is information about: the survey population and sample design data...
The Health Quality & Safety Commission's Surgical Culture Safety Survey provides baseline data on attitudes and perceptions of surgical team members at New Zealand district health boards. Nearly 850 survey responses were received. The Commission is rolling out a package of programmes aimed at...
Pertussis (also known as whooping cough) can be very serious, even fatal. This report demonstrates that the impact of the illness is not distributed equitably among New Zealand children and young people.
Our Older People’s Oral Health: Key Findings of the 2012 New Zealand Older People’s Oral Health Survey
The 2012 New Zealand Older People’s Oral Health Survey is part of the ‘Study into Older People’s Oral Health Issues’; an umbrella project funded by the Ministry of Health, specifically designed to supplement the findings of the 2009 New Zealand Oral Health Survey. This report presents the key findings of the...
Developing information on physical activity for under-fives is one of the 22 initiatives in the Childhood Obesity Plan, and an important part of the broad population health approach for keeping New Zealand children healthy. Zero to five is a highly influential age and stage for children. It is when they learn...
The case for investment in: A quality improvement programme to reduce pressure injuries in New Zealand
19 Nov 2015
with: Ministry of Health: MoH, Accident Compensation Corporation, Health Quality and Safety Commission: HQSC
This report from KPMG presents the findings of a qualitative study into reducing pressure injuries in New Zealand. Pressure injuries are a major cause of preventable harm for healthcare services including hospital, residential aged care and home care in New Zealand. Approximately 4-8% of those that receive...
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