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In NSW each year, over 40% of deaths of young people aged between 1 and 17 years are injury-related. There are many more child injuries that do not result in death. Overall, the burden of childhood injury is a significant health, well-being and public policy...
In contrast to previous population survey programs nationally and internationally, this study seeks to extract contemporary policy-oriented domains for inclusion in a strategic program of child health data collection, using a stakeholder consultation process to identify key domains and policy information needs. The outcome is...
This paper reviews nine analyses, all published since 1998, and all of them involving in-depth interviews or groupwork with children aged between 5 and 17. The case studies cover issues including exclusion from activities and peer groups at school and in the community; perceptions of...
This research found a growing evidence base showing that adolescents’ use of pornography can negatively influence their knowledge about sex, safe sex practices, gender roles, and could lead them to have unrealistic expectations about sex.
Reports on the current situation for tamariki Māori (New Zealand Māori children) with particular focus on social and economic conditions.
This article describes how eczema manifests in school-aged children, focusing on when to suspect triggers and how to manage these from a general practice perspective, and when to refer the child on to specialist services.
The CYiCL project is an NZAID funded project being implemented by Save the Children Australia. (SCA) The project was designed in 2005 started implementation in July 2006. It currently has funding up until June 2009. The project has five main objectives covering; crime prevention in...
Progress of the Northern Territory emergency response child health check initiative: Health conditions and referrals
This Progress of the Northern Territory Emergency Response Child Health Check Initiative: Health Conditions and Referrals report describes the number and types of health conditions identified during the Child Health Checks as well as the number and types of referrals made as part of those...
The federal government is developing a national framework for protecting children. This discussion paper canvasses ideas on what should be included. The issues and proposals outlined in this paper are intended as a starting point for discussions over the next three months with key stakeholders...