We have recently released a new indicator on meningococcal disease in children. Meningococcal disease is a serious bacterial infection, which can cause meningitis, blood poisoning, and even death.
Our EHI team has collaborated with the EpiCentre to create PAWS (people • animals • wellbeing • surveillance).
This latest factsheet on children's oral health in New Zealand has been released and can be found here Children in fluoridated areas generally have better oral health Oral health status differs by region...
We have recently released factsheets on hazardous substances and lead absorption notifications in 2015-2016 Read more or download the factsheet on hazardous substances notifications or the factsheet on lead absorption notifications....
In 2016/17, 2. 6% of children and 3. 2% of adults had an unmet GP need due to a lack of transport (about 148,000 New Zealanders).
This latest report (2017) on the adverse health effects of exposure to hazardous substances in New Zealand has been released and can be found here Key Findings There were 41 hazardous substances-related...
We have released our 13th EHI newsletter. To find out more about our recent work, click here.
We have released new factsheets about the indoor environment: asthma, lower respiratory tract infections, SUDI, and maternal smoking at two weeks after birth.
In 2014, 376 people died from melanoma, and 145 people died from non-melanoma skin cancer, in New Zealand.
Our latest factsheets show energy consumption increased one percent in 2016. The increase was a result of gains in gas, oil and coal consumption.