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Resources for food-related choking in young children

PUBLICATION: 29 Oct 2012, Child & Youth Mortality Review Committee

Resources from the Ministry of Health and Health Education New Zealand on healthy and safe eating practices for babies and young children.

International conference hears many sudden infant deaths preventable

NEWS: 24 Oct 2012, Child & Youth Mortality Review Committee

This article provides knowledge and insights into sudden unexpected death in infancy (SUDI) from a conference in the United States recently, attended by New Zealand child mortality experts and international specialists.

Alcohol Healthwatch Trust launches BABIES + BOOZE campaign

NEWS: 18 Oct 2012, Child & Youth Mortality Review Committee

Media release from the Alcohol Healthwatch Trust. The Trust has teamed up with two community organisations to launch the BABIES + BOOZE campaign to raise awareness of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder.

Safekids News September issue out now

NEWS: 14 Sep 2012

Safekids News is the quarterly newsletter of Safekids New Zealand, focusing on issues and events on unintentional child injury prevention in New Zealand.

Kidshealth.org.nz - water safety

PUBLICATION: 23 Aug 2012, Child & Youth Mortality Review Committee

Kidshealth is a child and youth health information website to support parents and health professionals. The site contains information on water safety.

No helmet, no bike

NEWS: 23 Aug 2012, Child & Youth Mortality Review Committee

NO helmet, no bike. This is the safety message Safekids New Zealand wants parents and caregivers to tell their bicycle-riding children.

SIDS prevention: 3000 lives saved but we can do better

NEWS: 16 Aug 2012, Child & Youth Mortality Review Committee

This article looks at the fall in sudden infant deaths over the past two decades and argues that further lives can be saved by focussing on the increased risks from bed sharing.

Drop in teenage drink-drive convictions

NEWS: 14 Aug 2012, Child & Youth Mortality Review Committee

The Child and Youth Mortality Review Committee is delighted that figures show that there has been a reduction in teenage drink-drive convictions.

CYMRC chair, Dr Nick Baker, talks to Campbell Live about 'huffing'

NEWS: 30 Jul 2012, Child & Youth Mortality Review Committee

Child and Youth Mortality Review Committee chair, Dr Nick Baker was interviewed by Campbell Live on 26 July about teenage deaths from huffing butane and the need for restricting sales of butane to prevent future deaths.

CYMRC letter to Coroner Evans

NEWS: 25 Jul 2012, Child & Youth Mortality Review Committee

CYMRC's response to a request from Coroner Evans for its views on the adequacy of present state systems for the care and protection of children and suggestions about improvements

Commission writes to DHBs about SUDI prevention

NEWS: 20 Jul 2012, Child & Youth Mortality Review Committee

The Health Quality & Safety Commission has written to district health boards asking them to prioritise the prevention of Sudden Unexpected Death in Infancy (SUDI).

Review of the national mortality review programme

NEWS: 4 Jul 2012

The Commission is reviewing the national mortality review programme (NZMRP). Independent consultants MartinJenkins have been contracted to lead the review. The review is being conducted between June and December 2012.

Report looks at deadly impacts of alcohol on children and young people

MEDIA RELEASE: 7 Sep 2011, Child & Youth Mortality Review Committee

A new report highlights the strong contribution of alcohol to the dramatic increase in the rate of death by injury after the age of fifteen, with many young people becoming victims of their own drinking or the drinking of others.

Global study confirms high youth mortality rate

NEWS: 27 Apr 2012, Child & Youth Mortality Review Committee

A recent article in The Lancet confirms high suicide rates among New Zealand’s young people, who also face high mortality rates compared to many other developed countries.

PHA Conference 2012 final call for abstracts

NEWS: 11 Apr 2012

Send your abstract in before Monday 16th April to seize this opportunity to share your knowledge and expertise on improving children's wellbeing or other public health related topics.