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Annual report 2009-2010, NT Child Deaths Review and Prevention Committee

Details:

Title

Annual report 2009-2010, NT Child Deaths Review and Prevention Committee

Other title

NT Child Deaths Review and Prevention Committee annual report 2009-2010

Creator

Office of the Children's Commissioner Northern Territory

Collection

E-Publications; PublicationNT; E-Books; The Children's Commissioner Northern Territory annual report; Annual reports

Date

2010

Notes

Date:2010; Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).

Language

English

Subject

Children, Aboriginal Australian; Northern Territory; Periodicals; Death; Causes; Statistics; Periodicals; Children and death; Periodicals

Publisher name

Northern Territory Government

Place of publication

Casuarina

Series

The Children's Commissioner Northern Territory annual report; Annual reports

Volume

2009-2010

File type

application/pdf

Use

Attribution International 4.0 (CC BY 4.0)

Copyright owner

Northern Territory Government

License

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/236802

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/640686

Page content

Page 1 NT Child Deaths Review and Prevention Committee Annual Report 2008-2009 NT Child Deaths Review and Prevention Committee ............................................4 Current Members as at 30 June 2010 ....................................................................................................4 Past Members .........................................................................................................................................5 Secretariat ...............................................................................................................................................5 Glossary of Terms....................................................................................................6 Definitions.................................................................................................................7 Aboriginal ................................................................................................................................................7 Cause of Death .......................................................................................................................................7 Child ........................................................................................................................................................7 Child Death .............................................................................................................................................8 Congenital Malformations .......................................................................................................................8 Infancy.....................................................................................................................................................8 Neonatal ..................................................................................................................................................8 Perinatal ..................................................................................................................................................8 Stillbirth (Fetal Death) .............................................................................................................................8 Underlying Cause of Death .....................................................................................................................8 Foreword...................................................................................................................9 Executive Summary ...............................................................................................10 Background and Overview of the Committee Activities ........................................................................10 The Child Deaths Register ....................................................................................................................10 Sources of Data on Child Deaths..........................................................................................................11 The Historical and National Context of NT Data on Child Deaths ........................................................11 Child Deaths in the NT 2006-2009........................................................................................................11 Research...............................................................................................................................................12 Summary of Key Findings.....................................................................................................................12 Chapter 1.................................................................................................................14 Overview of the Northern Territory Child Deaths Review and Prevention Committee .........................14 Background...................................................................................................................................14 Legislation.....................................................................................................................................15 Objective .......................................................................................................................................15 Structure and Membership of the Committee...............................................................................16 Activities of the Committee ...........................................................................................................16 Statutory Requirements ........................................................................................................16 Continued Development of the Child Deaths Register .........................................................16 Internal Policies and Procedures ..........................................................................................17 Building Relationships ..........................................................................................................17 Research and Comparative Analysis....................................................................................17 Chapter 2.................................................................................................................18 Data Collection and the Development of a Child Deaths Register .......................................................18 Other Issues..........................................................................................................................................19 Confidentiality of Information ........................................................................................................19 Coding Cause of Death.................................................................................................................19 Calendar Year Reporting ..............................................................................................................20 Validation and Review ..................................................................................................................20 Australian and New Zealand Child Death Review and Prevention Group ...................................20 Chapter 3.................................................................................................................21 Issues Pertaining to Child Death Data in NT ........................................................................................21 Sources of Data on Child Deaths .................................................................................................21 Date of Death Reporting ...............................................................................................................21 Non-Medical and Contextual Factors Related to Death ...............................................................22


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