Turner, N., & Asher, I.
5 May, 2014
The future health and wellbeing of any country is dependent on the well-being of its children. A much greater proportion of New Zealand children are affected by poverty now than 2-3 decades ago, with accompanying ill health.
Bennett, J., Chisholm, E., Hansen, R., & Howden-Chapman, P.
5 May, 2014
Housing is one of the key material determinants of health and well-being; shelter is a fundamental human need. New Zealand housing is of a lower quality than most OECD countries and several national surveys and research studies have shown that private rental housing is in poorer condition than either social housing, or houses that are owner occupied.
Statistics New Zealand.
30 April, 2014
Information about a variety of topics related to housing in New Zealand, at both a national and regional level.
Oliver, J., Thomson, G and Wilson, N.
3 March, 2014
We aimed to identify what themes could be found in online discussions provoked by news articles on smokefree outdoor public areas in New Zealand, and to explore the potential utility of this data source for public health research more generally.
Baker, M., McDonald, A., Shang, J., & Howden-Chapman, P.
12 December, 2013
The incidence of serious infectious diseases (IDs), notably respiratory, skin and enteric infections, is increasing in New Zealand (NZ).
26 August, 2013
We spend more than 75% of our time indoors, so keeping the houses of people with asthma and COPD warm and dry is crucial for maintaining their health.
24 March, 2013
Smoking contributes to death and disease for many New Zealanders. The majority of smokers want to quit, and chances of success increase with the number of quit attempts if supported by treatment.
Thompson, H., Thomas, S., Sellstrom, E., & Pettigrew, M.
28 February, 2013
The well established links between poor housing and poor health indicate that housing improvement may be an important mechanism through which public investment can lead to health improvement.
26 February, 2013
This project will develop and trial a smartphone application to extend public health observation methods.
Martinez-Garcia, M., Carrillo, D., Soler-Cataluna, J., Donat-Sanz, Y., Serra, P., Lerma, M., et al.
7 February, 2013
Objectives: To assess the prognostic value of bronchiectasis in patients with moderate-to-severe COPD.