Louise Signal

Summary

Affiliation: University of Otago
Country: New Zealand

Publications

  1. 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
  2. ncbi request reprint "Good intentions, but inadequate practices"--sun protection in early childhood centres, a qualitative study from New Zealand
    Mary Duignan
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago Wellington, PO Box 7343, Wellington South 6242, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 127:40-50. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Tackling 'wicked' health promotion problems: a New Zealand case study
    Louise N Signal
    Health Promotion and Policy Research Unit, PO Box 7343, Wellington South, Wellington 6121, New Zealand
    Health Promot Int 28:84-94. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Front-of-pack nutrition labelling in New Zealand: an exploration of stakeholder views about research and implementation
    Louise Signal
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, New Zealand
    Health Promot J Austr 23:48-51. 2012
  5. pmc Global influences on milk purchasing in New Zealand - implications for health and inequalities
    Moira B Smith
    HePPRU Health Promotion and Policy Research Unit and HIA Research Unit, Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, Mein St, Newtown, PO Box 7343, Wellington South, New Zealand
    Global Health 5:1. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Perceptions of New Zealand nutrition labels by Māori, Pacific and low-income shoppers
    Louise Signal
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, PO Box 7343, Wellington South, New Zealand
    Public Health Nutr 11:706-13. 2008
  7. pmc Patterns of sports sponsorship by gambling, alcohol and food companies: an Internet survey
    Anthony Maher
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Wellington, New Zealand
    BMC Public Health 6:95. 2006
  8. pmc Food, fizzy, and football: promoting unhealthy food and beverages through sport - a New Zealand case study
    MARY ANN CARTER
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, 23a Mein St Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
    BMC Public Health 13:126. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Nutrition policy in whose interests? A New Zealand case study
    Gabrielle Jenkin
    Department of Public Health, Health Promotion and Policy Research Unit, University of Otago, Wellington, PO Box 7343, Wellington South 6242, New Zealand
    Public Health Nutr 15:1483-8. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Submissions to the Australian and New Zealand Review of Food Labelling Law and Policy support traffic light nutrition labelling
    John White
    Health Promotion and Policy Research Unit, Department of Public Health, University of Otago, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Public Health 36:446-51. 2012

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint "Good intentions, but inadequate practices"--sun protection in early childhood centres, a qualitative study from New Zealand
    Mary Duignan
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago Wellington, PO Box 7343, Wellington South 6242, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 127:40-50. 2014
    ..To examine sun protection policies and practices in New Zealand teacher-led early childhood centres, identifying underlying factors and key steps to support effective sun protection...
  3. doi request reprint Tackling 'wicked' health promotion problems: a New Zealand case study
    Louise N Signal
    Health Promotion and Policy Research Unit, PO Box 7343, Wellington South, Wellington 6121, New Zealand
    Health Promot Int 28:84-94. 2013
    ..The complex environmental approach used in this research provides a method to identify how to intervene in complex systems that may be relevant to other 'wicked' health promotion problems...
  4. ncbi request reprint Front-of-pack nutrition labelling in New Zealand: an exploration of stakeholder views about research and implementation
    Louise Signal
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, New Zealand
    Health Promot J Austr 23:48-51. 2012
    ..This research aimed to identify the challenges associated with implementing a front-of-pack nutrition labelling policy in New Zealand and with designing research to determine its likely effect...
  5. pmc Global influences on milk purchasing in New Zealand - implications for health and inequalities
    Moira B Smith
    HePPRU Health Promotion and Policy Research Unit and HIA Research Unit, Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, Mein St, Newtown, PO Box 7343, Wellington South, New Zealand
    Global Health 5:1. 2009
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Perceptions of New Zealand nutrition labels by Māori, Pacific and low-income shoppers
    Louise Signal
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, PO Box 7343, Wellington South, New Zealand
    Public Health Nutr 11:706-13. 2008
    ..Our aim was to evaluate perceptions of New Zealand nutrition labels by Māori, Pacific and low-income peoples and to explore improvements or alternatives to current labelling systems...
  7. pmc Patterns of sports sponsorship by gambling, alcohol and food companies: an Internet survey
    Anthony Maher
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Wellington, New Zealand
    BMC Public Health 6:95. 2006
    ..This research aimed to explore this proportion with an Internet survey of sports sponsorship in the New Zealand setting...
  8. pmc Food, fizzy, and football: promoting unhealthy food and beverages through sport - a New Zealand case study
    MARY ANN CARTER
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, 23a Mein St Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
    BMC Public Health 13:126. 2013
    ..This study aimed to identify the characteristics and extent of sponsorships and associated marketing by food and non-alcoholic beverage brands and companies through a case study of New Zealand sport...
  9. doi request reprint Nutrition policy in whose interests? A New Zealand case study
    Gabrielle Jenkin
    Department of Public Health, Health Promotion and Policy Research Unit, University of Otago, Wellington, PO Box 7343, Wellington South 6242, New Zealand
    Public Health Nutr 15:1483-8. 2012
    ..In the context of the global obesity epidemic, national nutrition policies have come under scrutiny. The present paper examines whose interests - industry or public health - are served by these policies and why...
  10. doi request reprint Submissions to the Australian and New Zealand Review of Food Labelling Law and Policy support traffic light nutrition labelling
    John White
    Health Promotion and Policy Research Unit, Department of Public Health, University of Otago, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Public Health 36:446-51. 2012
    ..This study examines the use of research evidence about traffic light nutrition labelling in submissions to the Review of Food Labelling Law and Policy conducted in Australia and New Zealand...
  11. ncbi request reprint Punching loan sharks on the nose: effective interventions to reduce financial hardship in New Zealand
    Louise Signal
    Public Health, University of Otago, New Zealand
    Health Promot J Austr 23:108-11. 2012
    ..This paper reports on research that explored strategies for reducing the impact of the fringe lender market on Māori, Pacific and low-income New Zealanders...
  12. ncbi request reprint Advertising and availability of 'obesogenic' foods around New Zealand secondary schools: a pilot study
    Anthony Maher
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, Wellington
    N Z Med J 118:U1556. 2005
    ..To examine the extent and content of outdoor food advertisements and food availability from outlets in the vicinity of secondary schools...
  13. ncbi request reprint The road we travel: Māori experience of cancer
    Tai Walker
    Health Services Research Centre, Victoria University of Wellington, PO Box 600, Wellington, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 121:27-35. 2008
    ..This research explores Maori experiences of cancer. It does so to shed light on the causes of cancer inequalities for Maori...
  14. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in the mental health of single parents: New Zealand evidence from a household panel survey
    Sunny Collings
    Social Psychiatry and Population Mental Health Research Unit, University of Otago, PO Box 7343, Mein St, Newtown, Wellington, 6242, New Zealand
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 49:811-21. 2014
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Marketing fat and sugar to children on New Zealand television
    Nick Wilson
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Otago University, Mein St, Newtown, New Zealand
    Prev Med 42:96-101. 2006
    ..We aimed to determine the frequency and content of television food advertisements during children's viewing times on various New Zealand television channels...
  16. ncbi request reprint Regulations should ban the sale of cigarette pack covers of health warnings
    Nick Wilson
    N Z Med J 119:U2251. 2006
  17. ncbi request reprint Acting upstream to control the obesity epidemic in New Zealand
    Nick Wilson
    N Z Med J 119:U1914. 2006
  18. ncbi request reprint The price of healthy eating: further research urgently needed
    Keitha Small
    N Z Med J 120:U2481. 2007
  19. ncbi request reprint Hazardous and beneficial nutritional messages in 858 televised food advertisements during children's viewing hours
    Nick Wilson
    N Z Med J 119:U1967. 2006