Projects tagged with Drugs & Alcohol and
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Topics: Evaluation, Research, Diet & Nutrition, Disease, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Mental Health, Obesity, Pregnancy, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status, Gender, Race & Ethnicity
This publication describes the content of the New Zealand Health Survey for the period July 2012 to June 2013. It also outlines the history of the New Zealand Health Survey and its development into a continuous survey, describes the process for developing the adult and child questionnaires for 2012/13, and gives an overview of...
23 Nov 2012
This publication focuses on publicly funded and privately funded hospital events in 2008/09 and 2009/10, and also shows trends from 1995/96. It contains summarised data tables, figures and commentary of: hospital discharges hospital procedures
This think piece provides a high-level overview of Personalised Medicine and its potential impact on future healthcare. In the near future, improving understanding of the genomic basis of disease and our ability to more quickly and cheaply sequence the human genome will cause a significant evolution in the...
Topics: Research, Social Services, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Mental Health
The vision of the Mental Health Commission (MHC) is to improve mental health and wellbeing for all New Zealanders, with a focus on the overall response of society to wellbeing and on the services for people experiencing mental illness. This National Indicators report is an updated version of the first National...
The specific objectives of this feasibility study were to examine: The availability and robustness of data and information to assess alcohol-related issues in the Queenstown Lakes District. Whether, or to what degree, data and information can be used to assess if any alcohol-...
1 May 2012
Topics: Monitoring, Child Mortality, Diet & Nutrition, Disease, Drugs & Alcohol, Hazards, Healthcare
Annual statistical publication that collates and analyses information on the underlying causes of all deaths registered in New Zealand. The commentary summarises key facts, mortality rates, trends and major causes of death by age group, ethnicity and sex. Cancer, ischaemic heart disease, cerebrovascular...
This report presents data on young people’s attitudes towards smoking, in terms of the functions that smoking fulfils. It shows time trends using data from the 2006, 2008 and 2010 Youth Insights Surveys, and presents differences in responses between key groups in 2010.
In 2010, around one half (51%) of young current smokers wanted to stop smoking. Around two-thirds (67%) of young people who had smoked in the past 12 months had tried to quit, and around one-quarter (27%) of those were now non-smokers. Although Māori who were smokers were more likely to report trying to quit, young Māori who...
Topics: Research, Social Services, Drugs & Alcohol, Hazards, Healthcare, Mental Health, Quality of Life
Thousands of people each year experience some degree of TBI, which is identified by confusion or disorientation, loss of consciousness, post-traumatic amnesia and other neurological abnormalities resulting from externally inflicted trauma (to the brain, rather than an injury to the head). A formal definition can be found in the...
Topics: Evaluation, Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Social Services, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Mental Health, Innovation
This brief review has been undertaken to support the Ministry of Health and Mental Health Commission in developing the Service Development Plan over 20011/12. The objectives of the review are to explore: a summary of evaluations of New Zealand examples of innovative services an...
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