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Backing For Tobacco Control Proposals

Backing For Tobacco Control Proposals

Opposition parties and anti-smoking lobby groups are backing tough new recommendations for controlling tobacco.

College Of GPs Endorses Maori Affairs Select Committee Report On Tobacco

College Of GPs Endorses Maori Affairs Select Committee Report On Tobacco

"The College of GPs endorses the Maori Affairs Select Committee Report on New Zealand's tobacco industry, released today," College President Harry Pert says.

Backing For Tobacco Control Proposals

Backing For Tobacco Control Proposals

Wellington, Nov 3 NZPA - Opposition parties and anti-smoking lobby groups are backing tough new recommendations for controlling tobacco.

Tobacco Recommendations Will Improve Health And Reduce Inequalities

Tobacco Recommendations Will Improve Health And Reduce Inequalities

Recommendations made by the Maori Affairs Select Committee's inquiry into tobacco are strongly endorsed by the New Zealand Medical Association (NZMA) which says that adopting the proposals would have a dramatic effect on improving public health and reducing health inequalities.

Tobacco Report Praised For Promoting Maori Smokefree Goals

Tobacco Report Praised For Promoting Maori Smokefree Goals

The Maori Affairs Select Committee's final report on tobacco is a landmark in smokefree initiatives, according to the Public Health Association (PHA).

Tobacco Report A Landmark In Smokefree Initiatives

The Maori Affairs Select Committee's final report on tobacco is a landmark in smokefree initiatives, according to the Public Health Association (PHA).

Cellonis' Cell Treatment For Glioma May Prevent Tumor Recurrence And Improve Quality Of Life Significantly

Cellonis' Cell Treatment For Glioma May Prevent Tumor Recurrence And Improve Quality Of Life Significantly

"For brain cancer patients after surgery, the combined DC-CIK and stem cell therapy from Cellonis Biotechnologies can be a very effective method in preventing cancer recurrence," says renowned cancer doctor Dr. Dinggang Li. "This is a new hope for cancer patients".

'Not For Resuscitation' Orders Issued In 'good Faith'

'Not For Resuscitation' Orders Issued In 'good Faith'

Wellington, Nov 3 NZPA - MidCentral Health, which has received two complaints about issuing "not-for-resuscitation" orders on two Palmerston North Hospital patients without consent, say staff acted in "good faith".

Maori MPs Call For Tobacco Crackdown

Maori MPs Call For Tobacco Crackdown

Wellington, NZPA - The Maori Affairs select committee inquiry report into the tobacco industry, released this morning, is already provoking strong responses.

The committee aims to make New Zealand smokefree by 2025.

Ambulance Body Call For Funding Submissions

Wellington, Nov 3 NZPA - The National Ambulance Sector Office (NASO) is calling for submissions to improve the way ambulance services are funded.

Currently, the Ministry of Health bulks funds ambulance services, while ACC pays on a fee-for-service basis.