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Information about a variety of topics related to housing in New Zealand, at both a national and regional level. The incidence of serious infectious diseases IDs , notably respiratory, skin and enteric infections, is increasing in New Zealand NZ. The well established links between poor housing and poor health indicate that housing improvement may be an important mechanism through which public investment can lead to health improvement.
Damp and mould in homes have been established as risk factors for respiratory health. There is a need for a relatively straightforward assessment of the home that quantifies this risk.
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