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“REACH OUT” campaign in multiple languages | Asian Family Services

According to the Asian Family Services Report on the ‘New Zealand Asian Mental Health & Wellbeing’ in 2020, at least 43.9% of Asians have experienced some form of mental health distress since the COVID-19 lockdown.

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61st Edition

This edition provides an MBIE update on refugee resettlement; Asian Family Services 'Reach Out Campaign', RASNZ Awards, upcoming webinar, etc.

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Resources on palliative care in multiple languages

The Palliative Outcomes Initiative (POI) Community of Care – Auckland’s Specialist Hospices is an Auckland wide approach to primary palliative care. The project team has been producing resources on palliative care in multiple languages for access by primary health sector including general practices and aged residential facilities.

Quota Refugee Health Services Model from July 2020

The New Zealand government announced in September 2018 an increase in the annual refugee quota to 1,500 from July 2020. As a result of this quota increase, the delivery of government funded health services for quota refugees will change from July 2020.

The New Zealand Atlas of Population Change

This Atlas is produced by the University of Waikato as part of a broader research programme looking at the changing composition of New Zealand's population: Capturing the Diversity Dividend of Aotearoa/New Zealand (CaDDANZ).

Cross Cultural Interest Group Seminar: “Developments in Psychopharmacology” [14 February 2020]

Before we end the year, we are pleased to announce that we will be kicking off 2020 with a special event with Dr Chittaranjan Andrade M.D. an international speaker hosted by eCALD® Services and sponsored by Janssen Pharmaceutical

Chinese Families Autism Support Group Meeting [Tuesday 19th November 2019]

The Parent and Family Resource Centre (trading as Disability Connect) has announced the Chinese Families Autism Support Group meeting in November.

Auckland Refugee Health Forum #3 [14 November 2019]

The Auckland Regional Refugee Health Network (ARRHN) Executive Group cordially invites you and your colleagues to attend their third Former Refugee and Asylum Seeker Primary Health & Wellbeing Forum.

Gua Sha (Scraping) information sheet in English and Simplified Chinese

Gua Sha, also known as Gua Sha therapy, is a traditional treatment based on the meridian-acupoint theory of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). It is important for professionals engaging with children and young people under the age of 16 to be aware of the differences in bruising appearance between Gua Sha therapy and what may be perceived as bruising from family harm.

Multi-lingual HPV (Human Papillomavirus) immunisation resources [HealthEd website]

You can find HPV (Human Papillomavirus) Immunisation multi-media resources available in Simplified Chinese, Hindi and English here. This video explains why HPV immunisation is important for boys & young men .

Suicide Prevention Resources for Korean People [Asian Family Services]

Did you know!! South Korea has one of the highest rates of suicide deaths among developed countries. In 2019, the suicide rate was 26.9 per 100,000, which was two times higher than the average suicide rates of other OECD countries (World Population Review, 2019).

Diversity of the New Zealand population [Census 2018]

New Zealand population is increasingly ethnically, culturally, religiously and linguistically diverse. We have people coming from all over the world.

‘Understanding death by suicide in the Asian population of Aotearoa New Zealand’ [Suicide Mortality Review Committee Report 2019]

The Suicide Mortality Review Committee has just released a new report looking into some of the key issues behind the incidence of suicide in the Asian population of Aotearoa. This report focuses on the impact of suicide on the Asian population of Aotearoa New Zealand.

Chinese Families Autism Support Group Meeting [Tuesday 15th October 2019]

The Parent and Family Resource Centre (trading as Disability Connect) has announced the Chinese Families Autism Support Group meeting in October.