We know that poor housing conditions result in ill health for many New Zealanders, and we know which interventions are required to ensure good quality housing that supports health. Healthy Housing Initiatives intervene to improve the homes of kids who are hospitalised for illnesses that could be related to poor housing conditions. In this blog post, we draw on recently published research to gain insights about housing and health, and explore views about the effectiveness of these Ministry of Health-funded programmes.
Article by: Elinor Chisholm, Nevil Pierse, Cheryl Davies, Philippa Howden-Chapman
See the full article here: https://blogs.otago.ac.nz/pubhealthexpert/2019/07/17/what-can-we-learn-from-healthy-housing-initiatives-new-evidence-from-the-wellington-well-homes-scheme/#more-3546
Find out more about Well Homes here: http://www.rph.org.nz/public-health-topics/housing-well-homes/