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New Zealand Websites & Organisations
HINZ - Health Informatics New Zealand
"Health Informatics New Zealand (HINZ) is a national, not-for-profit organisation whose focus is to facilitate improvements in business processes and patient care in the health sector through the application of appropriate information technologies."
Nutrition and Physical Activity Knowledge Bulletin
The goal of the Nutrition and Physical Activity (NPA) Knowledge Bulletin is to make New Zealand research more accessible, including unpublished and in-progress research and evaluation literature, in order to share best practice, innovations and learnings across the sector.
A Green Prescription is written advice from a health professional (usually your doctor or practice nurse) to be ACTIVE and improve your diet. It’s a support service that helps you to improve your health and feel better at the same time.
Health Improvement and Innovation Digest
The goal of the Health Improvement and Innovation Digest is to improve the health and wellbeing of New Zealanders by sharing research that can help drive innovation and quality improvement. Subscribe to the Digest using the form below.
New Zealand Statistics
Statistics New Zealand
Free to search for official New Zealand statistics
Statistics for Universities
Stats NZ has a memorandum of understanding with the Council of New Zealand University Librarians (CONZUL) to provide customised data tables to university staff and students.
New Zealand Statistics Library Guide
The University of Otago Statistics Library Guide with links to useful resources.
A free web tool that allows you to: create tables from a wide range of large datasets; find a dataset by browsing through themes or searching; customise the table by selecting the variables; change the table layout; view metadata alongside the table; and, download your table in Excel. Phone 0508 525 525 (toll-free within NZ) for Mon-Fri Help Desk support.
International Websites & Organisations
A digital library of anatomy information
This web gateway to information on bones, joints and muscles is provided by the U.S. National Library of Medicine and is authoritative and up to date.
Muscle Atlas is by Michael Richardson from the University of Washington. An interactive atlas covering upper and lower extremities.
The Whole Brain Atlas
The Whole Brain Atlas by Keith A. Johnson, Alex Becker, Harvard University. Neuroimaging of the normal and diseased brain and includes the top 100 brain structures.
Brainfacts is a website that features all sorts of information about the brain including brain basics, sensing, thinking and behaving, and diseases and disorders.
Digitised Diseases is an open access resource featuring human bones which have been digitised using 3D laser scanning, CT and radiography. Of major interest to many will be high fidelity photo-realistic digital representations of 3D bones that can be viewed, downloaded and manipulated on their computer, tablet or smartphone.