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February 2017 Newsletter Edition

eCALD® 15th News Edition

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
Research Commentary

eCALD® Research Commentary [2nd Edition] February 2017

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”.


CCIG Flyer

Cross-Cultural Interest Group presents “Cross Cultural Perspective Relating to Eating Disorders Among Asians: Presentation and Management” 28th Febuary 2017

DON’T MISS OUT!! The Cross-Cultural Interest Group presents the forthcoming session on the above topic and would like to invite you to the evening session. The session is also available on the webcast for those who cannot attend in person. RSVP required by 24th February 2017.

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Breastfeeding Guide

Breastfeeding: Beginners Guide in Chinese and Thai languages

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


Newborn Hearing Screening

Newborn Hearing Screening

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


Parents' Support Groups

Indian, Chinese and Culturally Diverse Parents’ Support Group Meetings [February 2017]

The Parent and Family Resource Centre (trading as Disability Connect) is hosting a number of support group meetings in February 2017. Click on the appropriate link for information about presentation topic, speaker(s), venue, timetable, parking, catering, flyer and RSVP.

CALD CD Newsletter

CALD Child Health and Disability Newsletter [December 2016]

This 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.


ShakeOut Resources

New Zealand ShakeOut Resources in Multiple Languages

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


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