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Maori Health Leaders Awarded

Maori Health Leaders Awarded

Wellington, Nov 26 NZPA - Three Te Apa Mareikura Awards and two John McLeod Scholarships, recognising contribution to Maori health, were awarded today.

Passive Smoking Responsible For One Percent Of Deaths, Report

Passive Smoking Responsible For One Percent Of Deaths, Report

Auckland, Nov 26 NZPA - One percent of deaths globally are caused by passive smoking, according to a new study.

Māori Health Scholars And Leaders Celebrate

Māori Health Scholars And Leaders Celebrate

Five Māori men and women celebrated at a special event in Wellington today hosted by Minister Tariana Turia.

Focus On Looking After Each Other

West Coast DHB chief executive, David Meates says, "As the West Coast comes to terms with the tragedy at the Pike River Coal mine, it is particularly important that the community looks after themselves, friends and whanau.

Outstanding Achievement And Room For Improvement: Health Targets

Outstanding Achievement And Room For Improvement: Health Targets

Waikato District Health Board will be presented with the one and only outstanding achievement award from health minister Tony Ryall today (Friday 26 November) for progress towards the immunisation health target.

Improving Prioritisation Of Health Services

Improving Prioritisation Of Health Services

A "traffic light" approach should be considered by the National Health Committee (NHC) to enable district health boards (DHBs)to set healthcare priorities more explicitly, according to an article in today's (Friday) New Zealand

Maori Leadership "Critical" To Reduce Smoking

Maori Leadership "Critical" To Reduce Smoking

Wellington, Nov 26 NZPA - Maori leadership and Maori specific marketing is needed to reduce smoking among Maori, a study has found.

Baby Formula Industry Like Tobacco Industry, Academic Says

Baby Formula Industry Like Tobacco Industry, Academic Says

Wellington, Nov 23 NZPA - An Auckland researcher is lamenting the low numbers of Maori mothers breast feeding, comparing the baby formula industry to the tobacco industry for its serious effect on Maori health.

Room For Improvement With Cancer Networks - Committee

Room For Improvement With Cancer Networks - Committee

Wellington, Nov 25 NZPA - A review of New Zealand's four regional cancer networks has found they are providing a good service but notes there is room for improvement.

Blue-Green Algae Found In Hutt River

Blue-Green Algae Found In Hutt River

Wellington, Nov 25 NZPA - Authorities are warning people to take care around parts of the Hutt River following increased growth of potentially toxic blue-green algae.