Publications

Download The epidemiology of breast cancer in Maori women in Aotearoa New Zealand: implications for screening and treatment resource

The epidemiology of breast cancer in Maori women in Aotearoa New Zealand: implications for screening and treatment

February, 2005
Elana Curtis, Craig Wright, Madeleine Wall The New Zealand Medical Journal Vol 118 No 1209 ISSN 1175 8716. This article describes the epidemiology of breast cancer in Maori and non-Maori women in New Zealand, and to identify the implications for breast cancer screening and treatment policy and practice.

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Download National Health Promotion Framework and Implementation Planning Guide for Screening Programmes resource

National Health Promotion Framework and Implementation Planning Guide for Screening Programmes

November, 2004
This National Health Promotion Framework and Implementation Planning Guide aims to help users to understand the National Screening Unit's intent and direction for health promotion in screening. It provides a nationally consistenent framework, to help health promotion practitioners to develop regional health promotion strategies. The guide is made up of four different sections: - National Health Promotion Framework - National Health Promotion Framework: Implementation and Planning Guide - Ottawa Charter: Toolkit and Implementation Planning Guide - Te Pae Mahutonga: Implementation Planning Guide

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Download Review of the effectiveness of infrared thermal imaging (thermography) for population screening and diagnostic testing of breast cancer resource

Review of the effectiveness of infrared thermal imaging (thermography) for population screening and diagnostic testing of breast cancer

July, 2004
Kerr, J. Review of the effectiveness of infrared thermal imaging (thermography) for population screening and diagnostic testing of breast cancer. NZHTA Tech Brief Series 2004; 3(3) Titles in this Series can be found on the NZHTA website: http://nzhta.chmeds.ac.nz. 2004 New Zealand Health Technology Assessment (NZHTA). ISBN 1-877235-64-4. ISSN 1175-7884

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Download Workforce Development Strategy and Action Plan 2002–2007 resource

Workforce Development Strategy and Action Plan 2002–2007

May, 2004
The NSU has identified workforce development as one of six key areas for action in its Strategic Plan. Many workforce development initiatives are already in place. This Workforce Development Strategy and Action Plan outlines the way in which the NSU plans to deliver on that strategic area for action to guide the development of a competent and capable screening workforce. The priority actions have been developed after significant input from the screening sector and other key stakeholders, such as the education sector and professional bodies.

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Download National Screening Unit Strategic Plan 2003 - 2008 resource

National Screening Unit Strategic Plan 2003 - 2008

November, 2003
The National Screening Unit Strategic Plan 2003 - 2008 outlines how the NSU will contibute toward the particular population health goals and objectives that have been outlined within the New Zealand Health Strategy (Ministry of Health, 2000), namely: - reduce the incidence and impact of cancer - reduce inequalities in health status - encourage healthy lifestyles - achieve better physical health - ensure accessibile and appropriate health care services.

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