The Canterbury DHB’s performance in Quarter 2 of the 2016/2017 National Health Targets has remained strong despite several challenging disruptions.
All Rotorua sportsgrounds, skate parks, bus stops and shelters are becoming smokefree zones under Rotorua Lakes Council’s extended Smokefree Outdoor Spaces Policy.
Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says the latest health target results show Waikato DHB has made good progress on the raising healthy kids target.
Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says the latest health target results show Bay of Plenty DHB has made good progress.
"The health targets help to improve performance across the health system, ensuring that Kiwis get better access to health services," says Dr Coleman.
A new study from researchers at the Auckland University of Technology’s National Institute for Stroke and Applied Neuroscience has discovered a dramatic link between people who have suffered a mild traumatic brain injury (TBI), such as concussion, and their employment status four years later.
Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says the latest health target results show DHBs have made good progress on the new raising healthy kids target, up 23 per cent on the previous quarter.
Further results from tests of the Waimarama water supply have come back clear today.
The Community and Public Health division of the Canterbury District Health Board have issued a health warning after potentially toxic blue-green algae (benthic cyanobacteria) were found in the Selwyn/Waikirikiri River at the Whitecliffs Domain.
Decades of international leadership on asthma and allergies, especially in children, and of the Global Asthma Network, has led to a New Zealand paediatrician being appointed to the first World Health Organisation expert panel on non-communicable diseases.
Strength training is a must-do for obese teenagers and even outperforms cardio when it comes to health benefits.
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