The Smokefree Coalition's Tobacco Control Update:

12 April, 2016

Here is a complete list of news stories, media releases and research articles on issues relating to tobacco control in New Zealand and around the world.

He Kainga Oranga:

12 April, 2016

He Kainga Oranga, the Housing and Health Research Programme, examines and clarifies the links between Housing and Health.

Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG):

​Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG)

12 April, 2016

latest research.

Activity and Nutrition Aotearoa:

12 April, 2016

Archive of research publications.

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.