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  • High and increasing rates of skin infection hospitalisation for Pacific children in Aotearoa 

    Oben, Glenda; Duncanson, Mavis
    Background: Skin and subcutaneous tissue infections are common among children, and are typically bacterial in origin (e.g. impetigo, cellulitis, and skin abscesses which can be caused by Staphylococcus aureus or Streptococcus ...
  • Health and wellbeing of under-25 year olds in the South Island 2019 

    Duncanson, Mavis; Oben, Glenda; Adams, Judith; Richardson, Georgia; Wicken, Andrew; Smith, Lee
    In this report the New Zealand Child and Youth Epidemiology Service (NZCYES) presents information to assist in the planning and funding of services that can collectively improve, promote and protect the health and wellbeing ...
  • Health and wellbeing of under-25 year olds in Southern District Health Board 2019 

    Duncanson, Mavis; Oben, Glenda; Adams, Judith; Richardson, Georgia; Wicken, Andrew; Smith, Lee
    In this report the New Zealand Child and Youth Epidemiology Service (NZCYES) presents information to assist in the planning and funding of services that can collectively improve, promote and protect the health and wellbeing ...
  • Health and wellbeing of under-25 year olds in Canterbury and West Coast 2019 

    Duncanson, Mavis; Oben, Glenda; Adams, Judith; Richardson, Georgia; Wicken, Andrew; Smith, Lee
    In this report the New Zealand Child and Youth Epidemiology Service (NZCYES) presents information to assist in the planning and funding of services that can collectively improve, promote and protect the health and wellbeing ...
  • Health and wellbeing of under-25 year olds in Nelson Marlborough and South Canterbury 2019 

    Duncanson, Mavis; Oben, Glenda; Adams, Judith; Richardson, Georgia; Wicken, Andrew; Smith, Lee
    In this report the New Zealand Child and Youth Epidemiology Service (NZCYES) presents information to assist in the planning and funding of services that can collectively improve, promote and protect the health and wellbeing ...
  • Health and wellbeing of under-25 year olds in Hutt Valley, Capital & Coast, and Wairarapa 2019 

    Duncanson, Mavis; Oben, Glenda; Adams, Judith; Richardson, Georgia; Wicken, Andrew; Smith, Lee
    In this report the New Zealand Child and Youth Epidemiology Service (NZCYES) presents information to assist in the planning and funding of services that can collectively improve, promote and protect the health and wellbeing ...
  • Health and wellbeing of under-25 year olds in MidCentral and Whanganui 2019 

    Duncanson, Mavis; Oben, Glenda; Adams, Judith; Richardson, Georgia; Wicken, Andrew; Smith, Lee
    In this report the New Zealand Child and Youth Epidemiology Service (NZCYES) presents information to assist in the planning and funding of services that can collectively improve, promote and protect the health and wellbeing ...
  • Health and wellbeing of under-25 year olds in Hawke's Bay 2019 

    Duncanson, Mavis; Oben, Glenda; Adams, Judith; Richardson, Georgia; Wicken, Andrew; Smith, Lee
    In this report the New Zealand Child and Youth Epidemiology Service (NZCYES) presents information to assist in the planning and funding of services that can collectively improve, promote and protect the health and wellbeing ...
  • Health and wellbeing of under-25 year olds in the Midland region 2019 

    Duncanson, Mavis; Oben, Glenda; Adams, Judith; Richardson, Georgia; Wicken, Andrew; Smith, Lee
    In this report the New Zealand Child and Youth Epidemiology Service (NZCYES) presents information to assist in the planning and funding of services that can collectively improve, promote and protect the health and wellbeing ...
  • Health and wellbeing of under-25 year olds in the Northern region 2019 

    Duncanson, Mavis; Oben, Glenda; Adams, Judith; Richardson, Georgia; Wicken, Andrew; Smith, Lee
    In this report the New Zealand Child and Youth Epidemiology Service (NZCYES) presents information to assist in the planning and funding of services that can collectively improve, promote and protect the health and wellbeing ...
  • Child Poverty Monitor 2020: Technical Report 

    Duncanson, Mavis; Richardson, Georgia; Oben, Glenda; Wicken, Andrew; van Asten, Hedwig; Adams, Judith
    Whakatōngia te kākano aroha i roto i ā tātou taitamariki kia puāwai i roto i tō rātou tupuranga aranui oranga ‘Plant the seed of love in our children and they will blossom, grow and journey towards the greatest pathway ...
  • The treatment of obesity in children and adolescents 

    Adams, Judith
    The main reason why the rising prevalence of childhood obesity is an important public health issue is that obese children are likely to become obese adults at high risk of developing diabetes and cardiovascular disease and ...
  • Young People’s Sexual and Reproductive Health 

    Adams, Judith
    Having sex for the first time is a major milestone in life that almost everyone reaches. In New Zealand, around 37% of secondary school students have had sex by the age of 16 years and around 46% by the age of 17 or more.1 ...
  • Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder 

    Adams, Judith
    There is substantial evidence from both observational studies of humans, and experimental studies in animals, that fetal alcohol exposure can cause physical malformations, growth retardation and brain damage.1-5 Alcohol ...
  • Factors that influence inequity of oral health in New Zealand and what we can do about them 

    Beckett, Deanna M; Meldrum, Alison M
    Dental caries has been identified by the New Zealand (NZ) Ministry of Health (MoH) as the country’s most prevalent chronic disease.1 Dental diseases of the oral cavity include, but are not limited to, dental caries, ...
  • Making health easier: Reducing inequalities in child health through addressing low health literacy 

    Adams, Judith
    Keeping their children healthy and safe is one of the most important responsibilities parents and caregivers have. It requires knowledge and skills that are acquired in a number of ways: from families and friends, through ...
  • The determinants and consequences of overweight and obesity 

    Adams, Judith
    According to the World Health Organization, childhood obesity is one of the most serious public health challenges of the 21st century.1 Over the past thirty to forty years there has been a marked increase in the prevalence ...
  • Health and wellbeing of under-15 year olds in Aotearoa 2018 

    Duncanson, Mavis; Oben, Glenda; Adams, Judith; Richardson, Georgia; Wicken, Andrew; Pierson, Melanie
    This report is released at a time of renewed focus on the health and wellbeing of children and young people in Aotearoa. In April 2019 Stats NZ released the first round of child poverty statistics using a revised and more ...
  • Health and wellbeing of under-15 year olds in the South Island 2018 

    Duncanson, Mavis; Oben, Glenda; Adams, Judith; Richardson, Georgia; Wicken, Andrew; Pierson, Melanie
    This report is released at a time of renewed focus on the health and wellbeing of children and young people in Aotearoa. In April 2019 StatsNZ released the first round of child poverty statistics using a revised and more ...
  • Health and wellbeing of under-15 year olds in the Southern District Health Board 2018 

    Duncanson, Mavis; Oben, Glenda; Adams, Judith; Richardson, Georgia; Wicken, Andrew; Pierson, Melanie
    This report is released at a time of renewed focus on the health and wellbeing of children and young people in Aotearoa. In April 2019 StatsNZ released the first round of child poverty statistics using a revised and more ...