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This research examined iTaukei women's awareness and practice of family planning methods. The research was conducted in New Zealand and Fiji to ascertain differences in behaviour within the context of changing developmental settings.
The WHO Pacific Islands Mental Health Network (PIMHnet) was officially launched at the Meeting of Ministers of Health for the Pacific Island Countries in Port Vila, Vanuatu on 14 March 2007. PIMHnet’s broad objectives are to Key components of PIMHnet’s structure and operation are achieve...
Over 2003-2009, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) committed nearly $NZ 2.5 million to fund two projects aimed at improving the mental health status of young people.
This project aimed to = estimate the prevalence of diabetes among adults aged ≥40 years in Fiji, and determine the demographic characteristics associated with this diagnosis.
Introduction: Oral and oropharyngeal cancer is the sixth most common cancer in the world. The most common type of cancer occurring in the oral and oropharyngeal area is oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC). For the purposes of this thesis oral squamous cell carcinoma has been...
This dissertation is a comparative analysis of the experience of several western Polynesian states during the 1918-1920 influenza pandemic, and in particular an inquiry into how the response to the second wave of this pandemic determined the mortality for each island group. Historically, Pacific island...
This report describes the current situation of health leadership and management capacity at the sub-divisional level in Fiji. Fiji has a good standard of health with about 70–80% of the population having access to Primary Health Care, but now faces significant challenges with increasing rates...
After disastrous leakages of government guns in Fiji, the Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea, Australia led the charge to help island nations lock up their small arms, building secure state armouries across the region. But of late, regional implementation of the UN Programme of...
This guide is a practical resource to guide Australian-based researchers and international development organisations, particularly Australian-based NGOs (ANGOs). The guide seeks to support good practice for research partnerships in order to generate evidence to influence policy and practice in the international development sector.
This audit found 31 cases of misconduct committed by aid workers connected to Australian charities. The sector's peak body, the Council for International Development, has promised major changes to protect some of the world's most vulnerable people.