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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.

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

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.

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Surviving the risk-taking years

NEWS: 29 Mar 2012, Child & Youth Mortality Review Committee

During the ‘middle years’ young people need to gain skills to protect them from injury or death as older teenagers, says the Chair of the Child and Youth Mortality Review Committee (CYMRC).

Surviving the risk-taking years

MEDIA RELEASE: 29 Mar 2012, Child & Youth Mortality Review Committee

During the ‘middle years’ young people need to gain skills to protect them from injury or death as older teenagers, says the Chair of the Child and Youth Mortality Review Committee (CYMRC).

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Reminder of deadly impact of alcohol on children

NEWS: 22 Mar 2012

A conference on the impact of alcohol on babies and children is a timely reminder that every child needs a sober caregiver, says the Chair of the Child and Youth Mortality Review Committee (CYMRC).

Reminder of deadly impact of alcohol on children

MEDIA RELEASE: 22 Mar 2012, Child & Youth Mortality Review Committee

A conference on the impact of alcohol on babies and children is a timely reminder that every child needs a sober caregiver, says the Chair of the Child and Youth Mortality Review Committee (CYMRC).

Consider the safety of children this Children's day

NEWS: 3 Mar 2012, Child & Youth Mortality Review Committee

Keeping children safe is one of the best ways to show they are treasured, say the Child and Youth Mortality Review Committee (CYMRC) and Safekids New Zealand