Projects tagged with Literature review
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More than any other developed country, New Zealand's economy, people and environment depend on the success of land-based industries. The agriculture industry is at the core of New Zealand's economy and is a major determinant of employment and social wellbeing.1 Rural communities and in particular farmers and their...
Providing Health Services for People with Intellectual Disability in New Zealand: Literature review and case studies
Topics: Literature review, Research, Inequality, Healthcare, Mental Health, Disability, Vulnerable & Disadvantaged, Quality of Life, Discrimination
The literature review and set of five in-depth case studies outline successful health interventions and tools for improving the health of people with intellectual disability.
19 Nov 2013
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.
8 Nov 2013
Topics: Kaupapa Māori, Literature review, Research, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Child Development, Pregnancy, Hapū, Te Āo Māori, Whānau, Māori, Rural, Customs & Traditions, Discrimination, Race & Ethnicity
The aim of this project was to identify Māori life course research priorities, with a specific focus on wellbeing at the early stage of life, hapū ora, covering the fetal/gestational and neonatal periods. The project was funded by the partnership programme of the Health Research Council of New Zealand and the Ministry of Health...
Topics: Literature review, Research, Youth, Information & Communications Technology, Media & Communications
Young New Zealanders are one of the groups most affected by the decisions of the Classification Office. This set of research reports explores this group's perceptions of the harm that can come from the content in films and games, and the systems set up to regulate and restrict access to this content. The...
with: Social Policy Evaluation and Research Unit: Superu , Families Commission (now operates as the Social Policy Evaluation and Research Unit: Superu)
International evidence reviews have indicated that school-based relationship violence prevention programmes are one of the few strategies with proven evidence for preventing intimate partner violence. The Social Policy Evaluation and Research Unit (SuPERU) within the Families Commission commissioned a rapid...
Variation in medical practice has become a major topic of inquiry for health services researchers. Investigators have frequently documented variation in the way in which health services are delivered, both among individual clinicians and across geographic areas, and have found that such variation often cannot be explained by...
Topics: Evaluation, International Research, Literature review, Monitoring, Tertiary Education, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Policy, International students
The Tertiary Education Strategies sets out the government’s expectations and priorities for New Zealand’s tertiary education system. They provide guidance for the Tertiary Education Commission’s investment decisions and act as a reference point for the government’s policy making and relationship with the sector. The Ministry of...
Topics: International Research, Literature review, Employment & Labour, Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Income & Wealth, Inequality, Poverty & Child Poverty, Retirement, Social Security & Welfare, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Policy, Older People
The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has published its fourth edition of "Pensions at a Glance" (2011) which compares the policies of 34 member countries. This short article summarises key points from the report in relation to how countries are managing the age of eligibility for public...
Research indicates that there exists high prevalence rates of problem gambling behaviour among prisoners in New Zealand regardless of gender (Sullivan, Brown and Skinner,2002; Abbot and McKenna, 2005: Abbot, McKenna and Giles; 2005). The purpose of this study is to understand what problem gambling...
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