Child Protection Agency

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Improving our poor child health outcomes.

Professor Innes Asher was invited to give the Porrit Lecture in Whanganui on 3 November, 2010.  In this lecture Professor Asher talks about:

  • Child health outcomes in New Zealand-international comparisions and inequalities within New Zealand
  • Determinants of health - a triple jeopardy
  • Child rights
  • Working together

The full presentation is available here:

Improving our poor child health outcomes

"Income is the single most important determinant of health. There is a persistent correlation worldwide between low income and poor health."

Dr Nikki Turner presents on  Poverty and Child Health.