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eCALD Newsletter 15: February 2017

Thursday, February 02, 2017   Posted in: Resources and Information By: Administrator With tags: newsletter, resources, migrants

Kia ora and welcome to our 15th edition. The eCALD® team wishes everyone the very best for 2017 and good wishes for the Lunar Year of the Rooster 鸡年行大运 (Jí nián xíng dà yùn).

Chinese New Year greeting

eCALD® Research Commentary (2nd Edition)

This month our focus is on child health in Asian populations. The publications reviewed include:

  • “Growing up in New Zealand”;
  • “Vitamin D during pregnancy and infancy”;
  • “Progress and issues around culturally diverse care in pediatrics”;
  • “Cultural and religious considerations in pediatric palliative care”; and
  • “Characteristics influencing location of death for children with life-limiting illness”.

Read the February 2017 eCALD® Research Commentary.

Cross Cultural Perspective Relating to Eating Disorders Among Asians

The Cross-Cultural Interest Group presents the forthcoming evening session on Presentation and Management and would like to invite you to attend. Don't miss out!

Date and Time: Tuesday 28th February 2017, from 6 to 8.30pm
Location: Independent Living Services (Royal Oak, Auckland).

The session is also available on the webcast for those who cannot attend in person. RSVP by 24th February 2017.

Find out more about this session on Eating Disorders Among Asians.

Breastfeeding: Beginners Guide in Chinese and Thai languages

North Shore Hospital Maternity Services (Waitemata DHB) have translated Breastfeeding resources in Chinese and Thai languages.

Newborn Hearing Screening

The National Screening Unit have translated some of their newborn hearing screening resources in Chinese, Korean and Hindi languages.

Latest CALD Child Health and Disability Newsletter

This December 2016 newsletter features the new video resource for navigating the New Zealand Disability Sector; Auckland DHB support group, Maternal Health Services Seminar; Difficulties Accessing Child Disability Allowances and CALD training for Audiologists.

Read the December 2016 issue of the CALD Child Health and Disability Newsletter.

New Zealand ShakeOut Resources in Multiple Languages

The Ministry of Civil Defence has a range of resources published in multiple languages providing information on how to be prepared and respond during a disaster such as earthquakes.


View previous editions of this eCALD newsletter.

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CALD refers to culturally and linguistically diverse groups who are migrants and refugees from Asian, Middle Eastern, Latin American and African (MELAA) backgrounds.

This eCALD Newsletter is produced by the eCALD Service at the Waitemata DHB.

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