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NZ Takes Part In 3rd Online Global Operation Against Illegal And Counterfeit Medicines

NZ Takes Part In 3rd Online Global Operation Against Illegal And Counterfeit Medicines

New Zealand and over 40 other countries recently took part in an international week of action targeting the online sale of counterfeit and illegal medicines, resulting in arrests across the globe and the seizure of thousands of potentially harmful medicines.

Fourth Perinatal And Maternal Mortality Report Released

The Perinatal and Maternal Mortality Review Committee (PMMRC), a ministerial committee responsible for reviewing maternal and perinatal deaths (babies born between 20 weeks gestation and 28 days of age), announced the release of their fourth report to the Minister of Health today.

WHO Launches Report On Impact Of Neglected Tropical Diseases

WHO Launches Report On Impact Of Neglected Tropical Diseases

Colleagues in public health, representatives of the pharmaceutical industry, ladies and gentlemen,

Good morning.

Who: Control Of Neglected Tropical Diseases Is Feasible

Renewed engagement to scale-up integrated interventions announced

Alcohol Cheaper Than Bottled Water

Alcohol Cheaper Than Bottled Water

The price of alcohol has dropped so low over the last decade that it now costs less than bottled water in some cases, a new University of Otago study shows.

Aged Care Reaching Crisis Point

Aged Care Reaching Crisis Point

By Adam Roberts for NZPA

Wellington, Oct 14 NZPA - We are failing our older generation, and comprehensive changes are needed to fix an aged care sector near crisis point, a report released today says.

Ryall Says Govt Is Addressing Elder Care Issues

Ryall Says Govt Is Addressing Elder Care Issues

Wellington, Oct 15 NZPA - The Government says it is acting to improve aged care after opposition parties' research found serious problems in the sector.

Capital And Coast District Health Board - Results Of 2010 Election Confirmed

Capital And Coast District Health Board - Results Of 2010 Election Confirmed

The results of the election of seven members for the Capital and Coast District Health Board have been confirmed by Wellington Electoral Officer Ross Bly.

Tougher Stance On GP Patient Eligibility Proposed

Tougher Stance On GP Patient Eligibility Proposed

General practices will be required to see patients' passports to check they qualify for funded- healthcare if a recommendation to that effect is signed off at PSAAP next month.

Gaihn Admin Proving Costly

Representatives of a major Auckland primary care consortia yesterday asked Waitemata DHB's Community and Public Health Advisory Committee for more money.