Philippa L Howden-Chapman

Summary

Affiliation: University of Otago
Country: New Zealand

Publications

  1. pmc A measure for quantifying the impact of housing quality on respiratory health: a cross-sectional study
    Michael D Keall
    He Kainga Oranga Housing and Health Research Programme, Department of Public Health, University of Otago, PO Box 7343, Wellington South, New Zealand
    Environ Health 11:33. 2012
  2. pmc Warm homes for older people: aims and methods of a randomised community-based trial for people with COPD
    Helen Viggers
    He Kainga Oranga Housing and Health Research Programme, University of Otago, PO Box 7343, Wellington, Wellington South, New Zealand
    BMC Public Health 13:176. 2013
  3. pmc Tackling health inequalities: moving theory to action
    Louise Signal
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    Int J Equity Health 6:12. 2007
  4. pmc Involving students in real-world research: a pilot study for teaching public health and research skills
    Elinor Millar
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    BMC Med Educ 9:45. 2009
  5. pmc Effects of improved home heating on asthma in community dwelling children: randomised controlled trial
    Philippa Howden-Chapman
    He Kainga Oranga Housing and Health Research Programme, University of Otago, Wellington, PO 7343, Wellington South, New Zealand
    BMJ 337:a1411. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Improving health and energy efficiency through community-based housing interventions
    Philippa Howden-Chapman
    He Kainga Oranga Housing and Health Research Programme, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    Int J Public Health 56:583-8. 2011
  7. pmc The effect of housing on the mental health of older people: the impact of lifetime housing history in Whitehall II
    Philippa L Howden-Chapman
    He Kainga Oranga Housing and Health Research Programme, University of Otago, 23A Mein St, Wellington, 6021, New Zealand
    BMC Public Health 11:682. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Carbon pricing is a health protection policy
    Philippa L Howden-Chapman
    University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    Med J Aust 195:311-2. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Excess winter morbidity and mortality: do housing and socio-economic status have an effect?
    Lucy F Telfar Barnard
    He Kainga Oranga Housing and Health Research Programme, Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, PO Box 7343, Wellington South, New Zealand
    Rev Environ Health 23:203-21. 2008

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Publications9

  1. pmc A measure for quantifying the impact of housing quality on respiratory health: a cross-sectional study
    Michael D Keall
    He Kainga Oranga Housing and Health Research Programme, Department of Public Health, University of Otago, PO Box 7343, Wellington South, New Zealand
    Environ Health 11:33. 2012
    ..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...
  2. pmc Warm homes for older people: aims and methods of a randomised community-based trial for people with COPD
    Helen Viggers
    He Kainga Oranga Housing and Health Research Programme, University of Otago, PO Box 7343, Wellington, Wellington South, New Zealand
    BMC Public Health 13:176. 2013
    ..It will also examine whether these subsidies are cost-beneficial...
  3. pmc Tackling health inequalities: moving theory to action
    Louise Signal
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    Int J Equity Health 6:12. 2007
    ..This paper reports on health inequalities awareness-raising workshops conducted with senior New Zealand health sector staff as part of the Government's goal of reducing inequalities in health, education, employment and housing...
  4. pmc Involving students in real-world research: a pilot study for teaching public health and research skills
    Elinor Millar
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    BMC Med Educ 9:45. 2009
    ..A need to improve research skills among medical students has also been suggested. Therefore we piloted an integrative teaching exercise that combined teaching of research skills and public health, with real-world research...
  5. pmc Effects of improved home heating on asthma in community dwelling children: randomised controlled trial
    Philippa Howden-Chapman
    He Kainga Oranga Housing and Health Research Programme, University of Otago, Wellington, PO 7343, Wellington South, New Zealand
    BMJ 337:a1411. 2008
    ..To assess whether non-polluting, more effective home heating (heat pump, wood pellet burner, flued gas) has a positive effect on the health of children with asthma...
  6. doi request reprint Improving health and energy efficiency through community-based housing interventions
    Philippa Howden-Chapman
    He Kainga Oranga Housing and Health Research Programme, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    Int J Public Health 56:583-8. 2011
    ..Our aim is to find cost-effective ways to improve the characteristics of older homes, ill-fitted for New Zealand's climate, in order to improve the occupants' health...
  7. pmc The effect of housing on the mental health of older people: the impact of lifetime housing history in Whitehall II
    Philippa L Howden-Chapman
    He Kainga Oranga Housing and Health Research Programme, University of Otago, 23A Mein St, Wellington, 6021, New Zealand
    BMC Public Health 11:682. 2011
    ..This study describes differences in trajectories of self-reported mental health in an ageing cohort, according to their housing, while controlling for confounders...
  8. ncbi request reprint Carbon pricing is a health protection policy
    Philippa L Howden-Chapman
    University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    Med J Aust 195:311-2. 2011
    ..A carbon price is vital for the public good; complementary policies should protect low-income households...
  9. ncbi request reprint Excess winter morbidity and mortality: do housing and socio-economic status have an effect?
    Lucy F Telfar Barnard
    He Kainga Oranga Housing and Health Research Programme, Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, PO Box 7343, Wellington South, New Zealand
    Rev Environ Health 23:203-21. 2008
    ..To review the published research evidence on the links between excess winter mortality (EWM) or excess winter hospitalization (EWH) and housing quality or socioeconomic status (SES)...