Projects tagged with Healthcare
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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...
16 Apr 2015
Topics: Research, Income & Wealth, Ageing, Healthcare, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status
Income in advanced age: Findings from LiLACS NZ presents key findings about the sources of income for Māori (aged 80 to 90 years) and non-Māori (aged 85 years) and their attitudes towards their money situation.
15 Apr 2015
New Zealand regularly reports to UNAIDS on HIV/AIDS. This report covers the period January 2014 to December 2014.
14 Apr 2015
This interactive report supersedes the Cancer patient survival covering the period 1994 to 2007 publication released by the Ministry of Health in 2010. The cancer registration data analysed in this report is from the years 1994 to 2011, with follow-up (mortality) information to 31 December 2013.
13 Apr 2015
Topics: Evaluation, Literature review, Research, Conflict & Conflict Resolution, Crime & Safety, Law & Justice, Prisons, Social Services, Health & Safety at Work, Healthcare, Prisoners, Women, Youth, Quality of Life, Resilience, Sport & Recreation, Gender, Sexuality
Contents Editorial- Darius Fagan Desistance from crime: A review of the literature - Marianne Bevan Discovering desistance: Reconfiguring...
2 Apr 2015
Hospital visits in advanced age: Findings from LiLACS NZ presents findings about hospitalisations, readmissions, visits to hospital-based doctors, and visits to after-hours medical clinics for Māori (aged 80 to 90 years) and non-Māori (aged 85 years).
Delayed Diagnosis of Cancer in Primary Care: Complaints to the Health and Disability Commissioner 2004-2013
This report analyses complaints made to the Health and Disability Commissioner in the last decade to investigate issues concerning delayed diagnosis of cancer by general practitioners (GPs) in New Zealand. During that period, 243 GPs were complained about in relation to this issue, with the number per year increasing...
Topics: Evaluation, Research, Support Groups, Voluntary & Community, Employment & Labour, Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Healthcare, Disability
This report, written towards the end of the three-year demonstration of the New Model for Supporting Disabled People, draws on information to assess the extent to which the components of the New Model have contributed to increasing choice and control for disabled people over the way they live and the support they receive. It...
To understand the factors that contribute to people taking up the influenza vaccine, the Health Promotion Agency’s (HPA’s) biennial Health and Lifestyles Survey (HLS) asks New Zealanders aged 15 years and over about their attitudes and behaviour in relation to the vaccine.
Measuring stigma: Attitudes towards social inclusion of people with mental illness within the community: In Fact
People who suffer from mental illness not only have to cope with the illness itself, but also with the public stigma and discrimination that is associated with these illnesses (Reavley & Jorm, 2012). The Health Promotion Agency (HPA) contributes to the Like Minds, Like Mine programme to increase social...
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