Projects tagged with Healthcare
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Topics: International Research, Literature review, Emergency Services & Disaster Relief, Education & Training, Public Service, Healthcare
Surgical checklists, briefings and debriefings have recently begun to be used in theatres worldwide. The aim of these tools is to improve the quality and safety of health care services provided to patients undergoing surgery and to help prevent adverse events. Checklists, briefings and debriefings have been derived from other...
28 May 2015
The 2012/13 New Zealand Health Survey (NZHS) provides valuable information about cannabis use by adults aged 15 years and over. It builds upon and adds value to the findings of the 2007/08 New Zealand Alcohol and Drug Use Survey report on cannabis. This report presents information on cannabis use in New...
This report provides the topline findings from the formative research with parents and caregivers about oral health in preschoolers.
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,...
17 Apr 2015
Topics: Evaluation, Literature review, Abuse & Neglect, Family Violence, Families & Whānau, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Policy, Drugs & Alcohol, Hazards, Healthcare, Vulnerable & Disadvantaged, Women, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status
This paper summarises what we know about the link between alcohol and family violence – specifically intimate partner violence (IPV) and child maltreatment. Increasingly international approaches include reducing alcohol harm as a specific action point in preventing family violence. Dealing...
16 Apr 2015
The Report on Maternity series provides annual health statistics about women giving birth, their pregnancy and childbirth experience, and the characteristics of live-born babies in New Zealand. This publication is focused on women who gave birth, and the babies who were born, in 2012. A summary of the key findings is provided...
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.
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