Resources and websites for L3 NCEA Health units
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I've moved some resources/links from the 'teaching NCEA...' topic over to here as they are quite issue-specific for L3 Health.
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Teenage Pregnancy and Parenting in New Zealand | Families Commission

Teenage Pregnancy and Parenting in New Zealand | Families Commission | Resources and websites for L3 NCEA Health units | Scoop.it
Approximately two-thirds of births to teenagers in New Zealand are to 18 and 19 year olds, and teenage fertility rates are significantly higher in areas of high socioeconomic deprivation.
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The Families Commission also have many other research reports relating to children, youth and relationships in families. 

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Improving the transition | Office of the Prime Minister's Science Advisory Committee, New Zealand

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Download Sir Peter Gluckman's 2011 'improving the transition' report from the bottom of this webpage.  It is a comprehensive report on youth well-being with different chapters on adolescent health issues written by leading NZ youth health experts.    

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Quiet at the back: classrooms around the world – in pictures

Quiet at the back: classrooms around the world – in pictures | Resources and websites for L3 NCEA Health units | Scoop.it
From the Russian pupils in Prada to the Nigerian children who sit four to a desk, photographer Julian Germain takes us on a journey around the world's classrooms
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Rachael Dixon's curator insight, November 1, 2013 12:41 AM

Selected pictures/profiles can be used as material for an activity which explores the determinants of health in relation to poverty. 

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Publications and reports

Publications and reports | Resources and websites for L3 NCEA Health units | Scoop.it
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Youth 2012, 2007 and 2000 reports. 

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Amphetamine Use 2012/13: Key findings of the New Zealand Health Survey

Amphetamine Use 2012/13: Key findings of the New Zealand Health Survey | Resources and websites for L3 NCEA Health units | Scoop.it
This report presents findings from the 2012/13 New Zealand Health Survey (NZHS) about ‘at least monthly’ and ‘past year’ amphetamine use in adults aged 16–64 years of age. It also reports the mean age of ‘past year’ amphetamine users aged 16–64 years of age.
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Striking a better balance | The Salvation Army

Striking a better balance | The Salvation Army | Resources and websites for L3 NCEA Health units | Scoop.it
Child poverty and domestic violence are still not being taken seriously enough by ordinary New Zealanders, says The Salvation Army in their 2014 State of the Nation Report.
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There is a wide range of reports on the Salvation Army's website; http://www.salvationarmy.org.nz/research-media/social-policy-and-parliamentary-unit/reports

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Rachael Dixon's curator insight, February 19, 2014 2:22 AM

Some good alcohol information under "social hazards". 

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INDEX

INDEX | Resources and websites for L3 NCEA Health units | Scoop.it
Explore BBC guides to the main religions and the world of faith. Delve deeper into the key ethical issues of the day.
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Parliamentary Strengthening: Parliament & HIV/AIDS

Parliamentary Strengthening: Parliament & HIV/AIDS | Resources and websites for L3 NCEA Health units | Scoop.it
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There is some REALLY interesting stuff in here...

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UNAIDS Corporate publications - 2012 - 2012 UNAIDS Report on the Global AIDS Epidemic

UNAIDS Corporate publications - 2012 - 2012 UNAIDS Report on the Global AIDS Epidemic | Resources and websites for L3 NCEA Health units | Scoop.it
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More up-to-date information. 

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Recent trends in illegal drug use, good stats up to 2011.  16.8 has a good section on the health risks and social harm of meth use. Had 2 guys from the clan lab investigation team come to speak to us who were amazing !! This team uses Massey Universities Studies to assist them.  Craig Wilkins has done some extensive research.

 

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Reports, guides, reviews | New Zealand Police

Miscellaneous reports, guides and reviews grouped by year.
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Could be useful for Health 3.1 if the health issue is drugs, alcohol or another crime-related issue. 

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Ethics [Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy]

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Good teacher backgorund reading about the field of ethics - not particularly student-friendly though. Also see:

http://www.scu.edu/ethics/practicing/decision/approach.html

http://www.scu.edu/ethics/practicing/decision/thinking.html ;

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HIV & AIDS Information from AVERT.org

Detailed worldwide HIV/AIDS information focusing on regional and global responses to the epidemic. Avert.org also provides HIV and AIDS facts, advice and sex education for people of all age groups.
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Really useful range of information for 3.2 (HIV/AIDS issue).  Most of their work focuses on Africa.  Also see www.unaids.org 

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Ministry of Youth Development

Ministry of Youth Development | Resources and websites for L3 NCEA Health units | Scoop.it
Ministry of Youth Development
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Various useful publications from the Ministry of Youth Development, including 2002's Youth Development Strategy Aotearoa and the more recent 'youth voices' toolkit. 

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Where Children Sleep

Where Children Sleep | Resources and websites for L3 NCEA Health units | Scoop.it
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Another determinants of health activity.  Over 20 children/their bedrooms are featured on this website, but I bought the book from Amazon, which has heaps more pictures as well as blurbs about each child's circumstances, which makes the activity more useful. 

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UNICEF Pacific Island Countries - Resources - Policy and Advocacy

UNICEF Pacific Island Countries - Resources - Policy and Advocacy | Resources and websites for L3 NCEA Health units | Scoop.it
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Index page for reports into a range of health and social indicators in the Pacific Islands. 

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mitch's comment, August 31, 2014 11:21 PM
For students: reading s for all Pacific regions. Skim to get good statistics, influences and strategies for Diabetes
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New Zealand Parliament - Inquiry into the determinants of wellbeing for tamariki Māori (I.10B)

New Zealand Parliament - Inquiry into the determinants of wellbeing for tamariki Māori (I.10B) | Resources and websites for L3 NCEA Health units | Scoop.it
This is where our elected representatives make laws, debate important issues and keep a watch on government activity
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New Zealand Burden of Diseases, Injuries and Risk Factors Study, 2006–2016

New Zealand Burden of Diseases, Injuries and Risk Factors Study, 2006–2016 | Resources and websites for L3 NCEA Health units | Scoop.it
This study assesses health loss sustained by New Zealanders, measuring how much healthy life is lost due to premature death, illness or impairment.
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Fertility Associates - Preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD)

Fertility Associates - Preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) | Resources and websites for L3 NCEA Health units | Scoop.it
Fertility Associates provides treatment services for male and female infertility including IVF invitro fertilisation, ICSI intracytoplasmic sperm injection, fertility assessments, donor sperm, and donor eggs.
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2011 Political Declaration: Targets and elimination commitments

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Strategies for HIV/AIDs can link in to these....

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UNAIDS Corporate publications - 2012 - Women out loud: How women living with HIV will help the world end AIDS

UNAIDS Corporate publications - 2012 - Women out loud: How women living with HIV will help the world end AIDS | Resources and websites for L3 NCEA Health units | Scoop.it
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HIV/AIDS and women.  Loads of useful up-to-date statistics and useful ideas for implications and strategies in particular.  100 pages - so need to cut and paste the best bits from it. 

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Publications

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MoH publications here - choose the health topic/issue from the index on the left hand side of the webpage.  Most relevant for 3.1 and/or 3.5. 

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Bioethics | Biotech Learning Hub

Bioethics | Biotech Learning Hub | Resources and websites for L3 NCEA Health units | Scoop.it
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Health 3.4:  There is a lot of good information on this site, including a student activity for exploring different ethical frameworks (might need adapting for Health):  http://www.biotechlearn.org.nz/thinking_tools/ethics_thinking_tool/student_activity_using_ethical_frameworks&nbsp

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Publications | Office of the Prime Minister's Science Advisory Committee, New Zealand

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Scroll to June 2011 to download "Improving the transition" - different chapters focus on different health issues for adolescents (relevant mostly to 3.1).  There are also other reports and regularly updated links on this site. 

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