Projects tagged with Disease
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4 May 2016
Health targets are a set of national measures designed to improve the performance of health services. They focus on population health objectives and on reducing inequities. The More heart and diabetes checks health target began in 2012 and includes a cardiovascular risk assessment (CVDRA) and a blood test for...
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...
17 Nov 2015
The second annual Cancer Nurse Coordinator Initiative (CNCI) evaluation report draws on a wider range of data sources than the 2014 report and the data quality is improved. This report shows that the CNCI has evolved over the last two years and different CNCI models have been adopted across DHBs to:
6 Oct 2015
This report is the latest release in the Cancer: New registrations and deaths series, which presents information about new cases of primary cancer diagnosed and reported to the New Zealand Cancer Registry. It also presents information on deaths registered in New Zealand in the same time period where cancer was recorded as the...
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Ageing, Diet & Nutrition, Disease, Healthcare, Older People, Quality of Life
Primary care in advanced age: Findings from LiLACS NZ presents key findings about primary health care for Māori (aged 80–90 years) and non-Māori (aged 85 years). The findings are from a population-based sample of people in advanced age living in the Bay of Plenty, who are taking part in a longitudinal study of...
Interim Evaluation of the Sore Throat Management Component of the New Zealand Rheumatic Fever Prevention Programme
This interim evaluation assessed the sore throat management component of the Rheumatic Fever Prevention Programme from the baseline years (2009 to 2011) up to June 2015. A final overall technical report of the interim evaluation and a shorter summary version is available in the downloads column of this page.
Topics: Literature review, Research, Support Groups, Ageing, Diet & Nutrition, Disease, Hazards, Healthcare, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life
Independence in daily activities in advanced age: Findings from LiLACS NZ presents findings about the activities that people can perform independently or without assistance, for Māori (aged 80–90 years) and non-Māori (aged 85 years). The findings are from a population-based sample of...
Te Ohonga Ake: The Health of Māori Children and Young People with Chronic Conditions and Disabilities in New Zealand
4 Aug 2015
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Child Development, Diet & Nutrition, Disease, Healthcare, Obesity, Children, Māori
Te Ohonga Ake: The Health of Māori Children and Young People with Chronic Conditions and Disabilities in New Zealand is part of a series of annual monitoring reports focussing on the health of Māori children and young people. This report collates a range of routinely collected data about conditions arising in the perinatal...
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...
15 Apr 2015
New Zealand regularly reports to UNAIDS on HIV/AIDS. This report covers the period January 2014 to December 2014.
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