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Sustainability core to the health of people

Nearly a quarter of all deaths each year around the world could be prevented by healthier environments.

Give generously to Heart Kids to help children

Every week, 12 babies are born with a heart defect in New Zealand, affecting more than 600 new families a year.

New Caledonia to host 20th Pasifika Medical Association Conference

The Pasifika Medical Association, in partnership with the Pacific Community (SPC) and the Health Research Council (HRC) Pacific Health Research Committee are pleased to announce the "Pacific Health Realities; The Way Forward" Conference, to be held in New Caledonia and the call for abstracts is n

The Hits puts the rhythm into CPR

This week, The Hits are shining the spotlight on songs that have 104 beats per minute, the same rhythm to remember if you ever have to perform CPR.

UCOL leads the field with new medical imaging software

UCOL’s medical imaging technology students have access to the newest x-ray archiving technology before it reaches many New Zealand hospitals and radiology clinics.

Portable operating theatres key for NZ hospitals - Mobile Health

Mobile operating theatre units will soon significantly help struggling New Zealand hospitals during periods of high patient surgery demands, Mobile Health chief executive Mark Eager says.

Health Budget 'a test of Govt's commitment to public health care'

"In a few days we will find out if the Government is prepared to let public health care funding slide even further or if it’s going to give our public hospitals the resources they actually need to look after the health of New Zealand’s communities," says Ian Powell, Executive Director of the

$1.1b needed for health won't help those already missing out

The extra $1.1b required to maintain current health services won't help those already missing out, says health coalition.

The senior Doctors union and the Council of Trade Unions announced today that $1.1b is required to maintain current health services.

$2.3b health funding gap 'shows nurses' concern for patients is justified'

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) is calling for $2.3 billion to be put back into health funding at this year’s budget on Thursday. NZNO President Grant Brookes says the figure released today by the Council of Trade Unions shows the cumulative funding gap from 2008/2009 levels.

Vote Health 'needs $1.1b increase'

Operational health funding will need to increase by almost $1.1 billion in this year’s Budget. Of that, $721 million is needed just to maintain the current service.

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