Health impacts

NARROWER TERMS
Report

Debates in disability and health policy

The purpose of this report is to provide a descriptive account of the findings from the first round of interviews conducted through the Policy Lab in October-December 2017. These interviews focused on three critical areas: health inequities experienced by working-age Australians with disability; current effectiveness...
Report

Potential limited: the economic cost of uncontrolled asthma

This report aims to explore the economic impact on patients from being unable to control their asthma – in particular through lower earnings and more limited opportunities to work and study.
Report

Impact of COVID-19

The report presents results from a New Zealand survey of alcohol, tobacco and gambling use during the COVID-19 Level 4 lockdown.
Working paper

Clean fuel switch: exploring the multiple benefits of biogas

Indoor air pollution from burning wood, charcoal and animal dung for household cooking and heating causes an estimated 2.2–4.2 million premature deaths annually. CISL and the project team worked closely with the Dunga Beach community in western Kenya to select 50 households to receive a...
Report

Sustainable midwifery: Supporting improved wellbeing and greater equity

New Zealand Institute of Economic Research (NZIER) was commissioned to investigate the contribution of midwifery to improving health outcomes.
Report

Cannabis: how it affects our health

This report summarises the current research evidence on the health impacts of cannabis and cannabinoids to assist these communities in considering the opportunities and risks associated with cannabis use.
Report

A contemporary forced urban removal: the displacement of public housing residents from Millers Point, Dawes Point and the Sirius Building by the New South Wales Government

In this Shelter Brief, Prof Morris, presents the experiences of a sample of Millers Point residents involved in the recent forced removal of public tenants. The research arose out of discussions with the Millers Point Community Working Party. Shelter agreed to publish it so that...
Thesis

The impact and effectiveness of equity focused health impact assessment in health service planning

This thesis by publication examines the use of equity focused health impact assessment (EFHIA) on health service plans.