Publications

Image preview of Cohort and Case Control Analyses of Breast Cancer Mortality: BreastScreen Aotearoa 1999-2011 resource

Cohort and Case Control Analyses of Breast Cancer Mortality: BreastScreen Aotearoa 1999-2011

December, 2015
This major new study confirms that New Zealand’s organised breast screening programme, BreastScreen Aotearoa (BSA) is reducing deaths from breast cancer. The study concludes that for women who have ever been screened by BSA, the rate of death from breast cancer is reduced by a third, compared to women never screened by the programme. The findings of this study are in line with mortality studies of breast screening programmes internationally.

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UNHSEIP Monitoring Framework - 2015 update

November, 2015
This document updates the UNHSEIP Monitoring Framework, September 2009. Consistent with a maturing programme, the new framework shifts the focus of monitoring from the screening process to greater consideration of outcomes across the programme pathway and performance against international benchmarks. Indicators have been aligned with the change in the screening protocol to automated auditory brainstem response (aABR) screening only.

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Screening for Severe Combined Immune Deficiency – Literature Review

December, 2013
This literature review was intended to inform an economic analysis of the cost-effectiveness of including testing for Severe Combined Immune Deficiency (SCID) in the Newborn Metabolic Screening Programme. It was prepared for the National Screening Unit by Health Partners Consulting Group Ltd.

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