Projects tagged with Children
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Oral health is a major public health issue affecting all population groups. Poor oral health during childhood is directly associated with poor oral health outcomes in adulthood as people remain more susceptible to developing dental caries throughout their lives. Oral health has an impact on all systems of the body. For example,...
This edition of Social Work Now has been a long time in the making and to some degree mirrors the theme of this issue. Namely, that it’s critical we as social work professionals never lose sight of the purpose of our role or the core fundamentals of our practice. The production of this journal is an important professional...
12 Feb 2015
Topics: Research, Economic Growth, Employment & Labour, Income & Wealth, Poverty & Child Poverty, Social Services, Unemployment, Emissions, Transport, Families & Whānau, Behaviour Management, Healthcare, Obesity, Whānau, Children, Māori, Pacific People, Youth, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status, Discrimination
This report highlights the impact obesity has on our economic, social, cultural and environmental well-being. At an individual and family level it can affect our income levels, educational achievement, self-esteem and social participation. As a society it affects how our taxes are used in government subsidies and even...
The Food and Nutrition Guidelines for Healthy Children and Young People (Aged 2–18 years): A background paper provides evidence-based technical information and best practice recommendations on nutrition and physical activity for health practitioners working in clinical and population health settings. It is also used as the basis...
Children at many schools in New Zealand experience bullying. The Bullying Prevention Advisory Group, set up by the Secretary for Education, has developed a resource called Bullying prevention and response: A guide for schools. ERO asked 129 schools reviewed during Term 3, 2014 about their use of the guide Most...
Topics: Evaluation, Social Services, Primary Education, Teachers, Schools, Healthcare, Children, Quality of Life
This report documents the findings of ERO's evaluation of how well 159 primary schools reviewed in Term 1 2014 promoted and responded to student wellbeing.
16 Jan 2015
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Parenting, Healthcare, Pregnancy, Teen Pregnancy, Children, Māori, Women, Youth, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Race & Ethnicity
Policymakers in New Zealand have been concerned by the teenage birth rate for many years. Cross-country comparisons indicate that New Zealand has a higher rate of teenage births than other comparable countries, except for the United States (see section 2 below). In 2012, in response to a ministerial request, the Families...
5 Jan 2015
Topics: International Research, Monitoring, Research, Families & Whānau, Child Development, Healthcare, Whānau, Children, Youth, Quality of Life
The Ministry of Health, in partnership with sector experts, developed the Well Child / Tamariki Ora Quality Improvement Framework, drawing on New Zealand and international research. This is the third Well Child / Tamariki Ora quality indicators publication, and show areas of excellence and areas for...
Reducing harm for children affected by parental addiction and reducing unequal access to addiction services are key priorities for the Health Promotion Agency (HPA). Waitemata District Health Board (DHB) Community Alcohol and Drug Service (CADS) Pregnancy and Parenting Service (PPS) provides an intensive assertive outreach case...
In Fact: Parents’ and caregivers’ opinions on limiting access to unhealthy foods and beverages in schools
This fact sheet reports on parents’ and caregivers’ attitudes on their child’s access at school to high fat foods and sugary drinks and foods in the 2014 HLS. Methodology
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