Ethnicity and Diversity

Vaccine-preventable disease-associated hospitalisations among migrant and non-migrant children in New Zealand

By: Charania, N.A., Paynter, J., Lee, A.C., Watson, D.G., Turner, N.M.
Published: 2020-04-01

Migrants may experience a higher burden of vaccine-preventable disease (VPD)-associated hospitalisations compared to the host population. A retrospective cohort study from 2006 to 2015 was conducted that linked de-identified data…

Children & Youth Immunisation Migrants and Former Refugees
Health

Community-Led Youth Wellbeing Needs Analysis for the Cheviot Area School Catchment and the Wider Hurunui District

By: Michelle Cole, Sarah Wylie and Dr Janet Spittlehouse
Published: 2021-01-28

Research was undertaken in the latter part of 2020 focused on the strengths and opportunities of young people in the Hurunui district, and how these can be assisted to grow.…

Children & Youth Health & Wellbeing
Ethnicity and Diversity

Improving road safety and health: Understanding kava’s impact on driver fitness

By: Dr Apo Aporosa
Published: 2018-07-31

Kava (Piper methysticum) is a traditional and culturally significant Pacific Island beverage that produces a soporific relaxant effect. Kava’s psychopharmacological action is similar to the anti-anxiety drug Benzodiazepine. Traditional users…

Addiction - Drugs, Alcohol & Gambling kava
Advocacy

Counting Ourselves: The health and wellbeing of trans and non-binary people in Aotearoa New Zealand.

By: Veale J, Byrne J, Tan K, Guy S, Yee A, Nopera T & Bentham R
Published: 2019-12-02

Counting Ourselves is the first comprehensive national survey of the health and wellbeing of trans and non-binary people living in Aotearoa New Zealand and was conducted from 21 June till…

Health & Wellbeing Human Rights & Civil Liberties Rainbow/LGBTIQA+
Ethnicity and Diversity

Improving health equity among the African ethnic minority through health system strengthening: a narrative review of the New Zealand healthcare system

By: Blessing Kanengoni, Sari Andajani-Sutjahjo and Eleanor Holroyd
Published: 2020-01-30

In New Zealand, health equity is a pressing concern, and reaching disadvantaged populations has become the goal to close the inequity gap. Building and strengthening health systems is one way…

Health & Wellbeing Migrants and Former Refugees Social Services
Health

Refugee Health Care: A Handbook for Health Professionals

By: Dr Annette Mortensen, Dr William Rainger, Sally Hughes
Published: 2012-06-01

In the 10 years since the publication of the first refugee health handbook there have been considerable steps taken toward improving long-term settlement outcomes for refugees settled in New Zealand.…

Advocacy Health & Wellbeing Migrants and Former Refugees
Ethnicity and Diversity

Best Practice Principles: CALD Cultural Competency Standards and Framework.

By: Sue Lim – Manager, WDHB Asian Health Support Services Dr Annette Mortensen, Project Manager, Migrant Health Programme – Northern Regional Alliance Ltd
Published: 2014-11-01

The purpose of this document is to:1. Provide Information about CALD population demographics and characteristics, increasing workforce diversity, service barriers, and why the need for cultural competence2. Recommend Best Practice…

Health & Wellbeing Migrants and Former Refugees Research & Evaluation
Ethnicity and Diversity

Sailing in a new direction: Multicultural mental health in New Zealand

By: Ruth DeSouza
Published: 2006-06-09

Migrants and refugees make up an increasingly significant number of Aotearoa/New Zealand’s population with one in five New Zealanders being born in another country compared with one in eight people…

Health & Wellbeing Mental Health Migrants and Former Refugees
Ethnicity and Diversity

Canterbury NGO Workforce Survey

By: NGO Secretariat
Published: 2013-07-31

Although a small sample size of only 15 respondents, this Canterbury survey into the health sector workforce needs of non-profit organisations provides some of the only available information on the…

Disability Employment & Labour Health & Wellbeing
Health

Older People’s Health & Housing: Health and Disability Sector NGO Working Group paper

By: Grant Aldridge (NGO Secretariat)
Published: 2012-08-08

In mid-2012, the NGO Health and Disability Network explored older people’s health issues and the current role of the non-profit sector. By sharing these findings, the Network hopes to help…

Ageing & Retirement Health & Wellbeing Non-profit Sector
Non-profit Sector

Collaboration in Primary Health Care: How NGOs make a difference to health care in the community

By: Grant Aldridge (NGO Secretariat)
Published: 2012-02-15

This report illustrates how the NGO sector is a major provider of public and personal primary health care in New Zealand. It profiles 15 case studies of non-profit NGOs’ relationships…

Health & Wellbeing Mental Health Non-profit Sector
Health

Developing Community Support Services to Empower the Waikato Endometriosis Community

By: Dr Pauline Dickinson, Dr Penelope Carroll (SHORE) and Annette Evans (Insight Endometriosis
Published: 2011-07-31

The experience of living with endometriosis is, for many women, very challenging. A fortunate few find sympathetic doctors, relatively quick diagnosis and treatment, and uncomplicated recovery. They are able to…

Health & Wellbeing Social Services Women/Wāhine
Public Health

He Waka eke Noa – Health and Disability sector NGOs: Towards a whānau-centred approach 2010

By: Sharmaine Nolan
Published: 2010

The Health and Disability sector NGOs working group identified the current and potential contribution of NGOs to Whānau Ora. This paper recognises that sector NGOs are already maximising their contribution…

Policy Programmes Whānau Hapu Iwi
Public Health

He Waka eke Noa – Health and Disability sector NGOs: Towards a whānau-centered approach

By: Sharmaine Nolan
Published:

This paper identifies the key strengths of the health and disability sector NGOs (non-government organisations) and the challenges and opportunities ahead for progressing towards a whānau-centred approach.

Disability Health & Wellbeing Whānau Ora
Non-profit Sector

Supporting Community Resilience in Post-Quake Christchurch

By: Sharon Torstonson and Michelle Whitaker
Published: 2011-07-01

After the Sept 2010 earthquake, a series of meetings were held with community organisations in Christchurch to enable them to learn from each other about supporting their communities and to…

Community Development Emergency & Disaster
Health

Collaboration in Primary Health Care: Online Survey Responses

By: Grant D Aldridge
Published: 2011-10-01

This report is a compilation of respondents’ feedback to a 2011 survey exploring ways non-profit NGOs help New Zealanders become healthier by using their relationships, connections and innovative models of…

Health & Wellbeing Non-profit Sector Sport & Recreation
Health

NGO Relationships with Ministry of Health & DHBs: Summary Topline Results from 2007 NGO Working Group Survey

By: Health & Disability NGO Working Group
Published: 2007-09-01

This report summarises the main top-line results from a survey conducted by the NGO Working Group in July 2007. It is a repeat of a similar survey carried out in…

Health & Wellbeing Non-profit Sector
Health

He Waka eke Noa – Health and Disability sector NGOs: Towards a whānau-centred approach

By: Sharmaine Nolan
Published: 2010-10-01

This paper identifies the key strengths of the health and disability sector NGOs (non-government organisations) and the challenges and opportunities ahead for progressing towards a whānau-centred approach.

Disability Health & Wellbeing Non-profit Sector
Health

The NGO Sector Role: A Key Contributor to New Zealand’s Health and Disability Services

By: Henry Harrison
Published: 2010-10-01

This paper explores changes in the political and economic environments of western democracies and the role and participation of NGOs in health and disability sector service provision. It quantifies the…

Disability Health & Wellbeing Non-profit Sector
Non-profit Sector

The NGO Sector: Opportunities for reducing administration and compliance costs

By: Henry Harrison
Published: 2010-10-01

This paper looks at the role of NGOs in contributing to government goals and objectives in the health and disability sector, and the future challenges facing that sector.

Community Development Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising Non-profit Sector
Health

An NGO Perspective on the Re‐organisation of the Planning and Funding Environment

By: Health & Disability NGO Working Group
Published: 2010-02-22

This discussion paper provides an initial NGO perspective on possible re-organisation of the planning and funding environment resulting from changes to the health system. It is for use by government…

Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising Health & Wellbeing Non-profit Sector
Ethnicity and Diversity

Barriers and Opportunities for Innovation and Collaboration in the Health and Disability NGO Sector

By: Health & Disability NGO Working Group
Published: 2007-09-01

This document summarises a number of issues raised by NGOs about the barriers to, and opportunities for, innovation and collaboration within the health and disability NGO sector. It is based…

Disability Health & Wellbeing Non-profit Sector
Health

NgOIT 2005 Landscape Survey

By: Platform Inc (now Platform Charitable Trust)
Published: 2006-10-01

The NgOIT 2005 Landscape Survey is a collection of data provided by community (non-government) mental health and addiction service providers in New Zealand. It is an overview of the community…

Health & Wellbeing Mental Health Non-profit Sector
People and Society

Gifting – and the Consequences of its Absence

By: Katherine Peet
Published: 1994-03-01

As more and more activities – housework, childcare, looking after the sick and the old – become monetised and institutionalised, the values that allow people to provide services to one…

Philanthropy Volunteering & Mahi Aroha Women/Wāhine
Health

The Employment Experiences of People with Experience of Mental Illness: Literature Review

By: Duncan, C., Peterson, D
Published: 2007-01-01

A review of research into the employment of people with experience of mental illness, and the issues which arise from that subject.

Employment & Labour Health & Wellbeing Mental Health
Economics

Empty Food Baskets: Food Poverty in Whangarei

By: Sherry carne and Alina Mancini
Published:

The effects of lack of food are seen by teachers daily in the school classroom and is experienced by children in both their educational achievements and in their relationships with…

Children & Youth Families, Whānau and Parenting Poverty and Inequality
Health

The relationships of geographical variations in health outcomes and earthquake impact

By: Simon Kingham
Published: 2012-09-10

This paper was presented at the CHRISTCHURCH EARTHQUAKES: SEMINAR SERIES 2012. Earthquake research in the field of mental health – Outcomes & Impacts by Prof Simon Kingham, Department of Geography…

Emergency & Disaster Health & Wellbeing Mental Health
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