Pacific peoples health

Asthma education in primary care

Māori and Pacific peoples in New Zealand are disproportionately...

September 2015

Smoking cessation beyond the ABC: Tailoring strategies to high-risk groups

Smoking rates are declining in New Zealand as more and more...

October 2014

Upfront - Sudden unexpected death in infancy: Where are we now?

The incidence of SUDI has declined significantly since public...

November 2013

Bronchiolitis in infants

Bronchiolitis is the most common lower respiratory tract infection...

September 2012

Bronchiectasis: rates still increasing among Pacific peoples

Bronchiectasis is a lung disease characterised by irreversible...

September 2012

Managing skin infections in Māori and Pacific families

Compared to other developed countries, New Zealand has one of...

August 2012

Pertussis: an avoidable epidemic

This article is out of date. Please see: Pertussis: halting...

August 2012

The management of community acquired pneumonia

Pneumonia is a significant cause of hospitalisation and mortality...

August 2012

How to plan a catch-up immunisation

Although immunisation rates among Māori and Pacific peoples...

August 2012

Addressing weight issues in young people and families in New Zealand

New Zealand is one of the most overweight countries in the world....

August 2012

Diagnosis and management of COPD in Māori and Pacific peoples

COPD disproportionately affects Māori and Pacific peoples...

April 2012

Building cultural competence: the Medical Council's direction

The New Zealand Medical Council's approach to cultural com...

August 2011

Cardiovascular disease risk assessment: what are the PHO Performance Programme indicators and how are they best achieved?

The PHO Performance Programme is a quality improvement initiative...

August 2011

Rheumatic fever in Māori: what can we do better?

In New Zealand, acute rheumatic fever is now almost exclusively...

August 2011

Increasing the uptake of breast screening

Significant progress has been made in increasing the rate of...

February 2011

Overcoming barriers to cervical screening in Pacific women

Cervical screening rates in New Zealand have continued to increase...

November 2010

Genes, fructose, allopurinol and gout

A short article on gout with specific reference to Pacific...

November 2010

Close contact infectious diseases: an increasing concern for Pacific peoples

Pacific peoples have poorer health status than other New Zealanders,...

November 2010

Rheumatic fever - the neglected disease

New Zealand continues to have high rates of rheumatic fever,...

November 2010

The burden of bronchiectasis in Pacific peoples

In most developed countries the incidence of bronchiectasis...

November 2010

Skin infections in Pacific peoples

Serious skin infections such as cellulitis, abscesses and impetigo...

November 2010

Promoting healthy lifestyles for Pacific peoples

Ask a Pacific person what a healthy lifestyle means for them...

November 2010

Pacific health providers

Pacific Health providers in New Zealand first began to emerge...

November 2010

Upfront: The health of Pacific peoples in Aotearoa is everybody's business

New Zealanders of Pacific descent come from approximately 20...

November 2010

PHO Performance Programme - high needs populations

The PHO Performance Programme recognises the increased health...

June 2010

Smoking related cancer morbidity and mortality

The majority of people with cancer will initially present to...

December 2009

Breast screening - achieving equity

Breast cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in New Zealand...

November 2009

Cervical smears - achieving equity

After the introduction of the National Cervical Screening Programme,...

September 2009

One Heart Many Lives

He manawa takitahi, he iwi takitini “One Heart Many Lives”...

July 2009

Free smoking cessation training for health professionals

Akoranga aukati kai paipaA brief overview of how and where to...

July 2009

Introduction to adult depression

Mental disorders are extremely common with over one third of...

July 2009

Inequalities in asthma prevalence morbidity and mortality

Māori and Pacific children with asthma suffer more severe...

May 2009

Guide to asthma management in children

To compliment the childhood asthma decision support tool. This...

May 2009

A Māori/Pacific nursing service in a mainstream PHO

A PHO shares its experience and outcomes of establishing a unique...

December 2007

Lipid Testing for People with Cardiovascular Disease

November 2007

Making Ethnicity Data Count

Knowing ethnicity allows us to have a more comprehensive and...

October 2007

Opportunistic interventions in primary care can reduce stroke risk

Stroke is the third leading cause of death in New Zealand, after...

April 2007

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