Research Commentary

eCALD® provides monthly commentary on research articles relating to Asian, Middle Eastern, Latin American and African population health and CALD groups, which are downloadable from international or national websites. The commentaries are themed.

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Research Commentary [30] April 2019

This commentary focuses on New Zealand and International studies of perinatal depression in CALD women.

Research Commentary [29] March 2019

This review focuses on effective models of mental health care for refugees.

Research Commentary [28] February 2019

This review focuses on cultural factors impacting on access and the use of mental health service by Asian young people and their family.

Research Commentary [27] February 2019

The focus of this review is on equitable access to primary health care for Asian, refugee and migrant populations.

Research Commentary [26] December 2018

The focus of this review is on problem gambling, drug and alcohol addiction in Asian and other ethnic minority communities.

Research Commentary [25] November 2018

Addressing health workforce cultural competence is a common approach to improving health service quality for culturally and ethnically diverse groups.

Research Commentary [24] October 2018

This is the fourth and final part of the review series on complementary and alternative healthcare in New Zealand, which focuses on mindfulness, meditation and relaxation programmes.

Research Commentary [23] September 2018

This is the third review in a four-part series on complementary and alternative healthcare in New Zealand focussing on Yoga.

Research Commentary [22] August 2018

This review focuses on the use of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). 

Research Commentary [21] August 2018

This review focuses on Complementary Medicines.

Research Commentary [20] July 2018

This review focuses on six articles which are part of the Growing Up in New Zealand (GUINZ) study conducted by the University of Auckland.

Research Commentary [19] June 2018

This review focuses on caring for Muslim patients during Ramadan.

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