Public health observatory

The New Zealand Public Health Observatory (NZPHO) has been developed by ESR, as an initiative to improve access to public health surveillance data collected and reported by ESR as part of our work with Ministry of Health (external link) .

Internet and Geographical Information Systems (GIS) technologies are used to make public health surveillance data widely available. The data is published in surveillance reports by ESR on the Public Health Surveillance website (external link)  and further information about the datasets can be found on that site.

The target audience is principally professional staff in the health sector, although the information presented may be of use in other sectors.

The following organisations have provided national context data: