Healthy Auckland Together - Monitoring Report 1: 2015 Baseline:

Healthy Auckland Together

7 April, 2016

Regulating tobacco retail in New Zealand: what can we learn from overseas?:

Robertson, L., Cameron, C., McGee, R., Marsh, L., Hoek, J.

1 April, 2016

A positive licensing scheme could increase compliance with existing smokefree legislation.

NZ Respiratory Research Review Issues 122:

31 March, 2016

Focus on venous thromboembolic disease and PAH (pulmonary arterial hypertension).

Future directions to achieve Smokefree 2025? Stakeholder perceptions of the Smokefree 2025 goal and selected ‘game-changer’ policies for achieving it.:

Ball, J., Waa, A., Tautolo, E.-S., Edwards, R.

31 March, 2016

Tobacco use in New Zealand has declined in recent years, but Māori and Pacific smoking rates remain high at 38% and 25% respectively. This research explored the strengths and weaknesses of five policy options currently under discussion in New Zealand, from the perspective of policy experts and tobacco control and community leaders.

Pulmonary rehabilitation for people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD): a grounded theory investigation:

Levack, W.

9 March, 2016

PR has been shown to improve physical function, improve quality of life, and reduce hospital readmission rates in people with COPD. However, less than 1% of the approximately 275,000 people with COPD in NZ attend PR each year.

NZ Respiratory Research Review Issue 121 :

1 March, 2016

This issue has a focus on asthma.

Final report of the Commission on Ending Childhood Obesity:

World Health Organisation.

25 January, 2016

Childhood obesity is reaching alarming proportions in many countries and poses an urgent and serious challenge. The Sustainable Development Goals, set by the United Nations in 2015, identify prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases as core priorities.

Sleep Medicine Research Review Issue 9:

23 December, 2015

latest research on obstructive sleep apnoea

NZ Respiratory Research Review Issue 119:

21 December, 2015

Respiratory Research Review with a focus on COPD

Annual update of key results 2014/15: New Zealand Health Survey. Wellington: Ministry of Health:

Ministry of Health

10 December, 2015

This report provides a snapshot of the health of New Zealanders through the publication of key indicators on health behaviours, health status and access to health care for both adults and children.