COVID-19 Impact on Overweight and Obesity Rates in Aotearoa New Zealand 4-year-old Children
COVID-19 has had profound societal impacts. This study estimated overweight, obesity, and extreme obesity rates in 4-year old children over pre- and post-COVID-19 periods, and investigated differential changes between sex, ethnic and deprivation groups.
Mental Health Status and Coping Strategies of Chinese University Students During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Rapid Review
Since the COVID-19 students have been under unparalleled psychological stress worldwide. This research addresses the knowledge gap about the mental health and coping strategies employed by Chinese university students during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Post Pandemic Analysis on Comprehensive Utilization of Telehealth and Telemedicine
This review study aims to assess the extent to which teleservices have been implemented worldwide across following the COVID-19 pandemic. The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the adoption of these technologies, and as the world navigates beyond the crisis, it is essential to assess the extent of utilization of telehealth and telemedicine.
Public Health Protocols/Guidelines for Masjids and Islamic Centres
COVID-19 related safety documents that we recommend to be
= used by all Mosque Committees for the safe reopening and functioning of Mosques following COVID-19 restrictions in New Zealand
Decentralisation; The Question of Management Capacity
Commentaries to our paper titled “Decentralisation of health services in Fiji: A decision space analysis” highlight the complexity in understanding decentralisation. Our response to the commentaries furthers the understanding of decentralisation and its applications and outcomes.
A Context-Specific Approach to Primary Care Strengthening in Fiji
Two separate attempts at decentralising Fiji’s health services, each employing a different strategy, indicate that a context-specific, incremental approach has been more successful than a prescribed approach to reform. This paper book chapter discusses Fiji's context-specific approach to strengthening primary health care.
Wave Upon Wave: Fiji's Experiments in Decentralising its Health Care System
Decentralisation in the health sector has been widely implemented since the 1970s as a reform mechanism with mixed results. This study describes Fiji’s two attempts at decentralising its health sector and examines the implications they have had for the functions of planning, financing, and delivery of health services.
Decentralisation of Health Services in Fiji: A Decision Space Analysis
Using a modified decision space approach developed by Bossert, this study measures decision space created in five broad categories (finance, service organisation, human resources, access rules, and governance rules) within the decentralised services.
Fiji Living HiT Update
Chapter 6: Principal Health Reforms
Fiji attempted two waves of reforms: the first between 1999 and 2004; and the current from 2009. This update provides an overview of the two waves of reform and describes their impact on service organization and planning, financing, human resources, and service delivery
Health Systems in Transition: The Fiji Islands Health System Review
This Health System Review provides an overview of the health system of Fiji, one that faces many challenges in order to meet increasing demand for health care from a highly dispersed but rapidly urbanizing island population during a time of slow economic growth.
Transnational Distance Learning: A Student Perspective
The chapter presents personal vignettes of the online educational experiences, as well as the authors’ views of student needs in the future. The authors also describe how they used technology to coordinate writing this chapter from six countries around the world.