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Afghanistan: ICRC Steps Up Efforts To Help The Sick And Wounded

Afghanistan: ICRC Steps Up Efforts To Help The Sick And Wounded

Fighting, mines and road blocks are preventing many people in the conflict-affected areas of Afghanistan from getting to hospital. The ICRC is reacting by training local surgeons in war surgery skills and giving basic first-aid training to people directly involved in the fighting.

Quins Hooker Buchanan Replaces Catterick In England U20 Squad

Quins Hooker Buchanan Replaces Catterick In England U20 Squad

Tom Catterick has been forced out of the England Under 20 squad travelling to this summer's IRB Junior World Championship through injury.

The Newcastle Falcons full back sustained shoulder damage requiring surgery in last week's warm-up game against Loughborough Students.

ABs Selectors Still Stumped For Nonu's Replacement

ABs Selectors Still Stumped For Nonu's Replacement

Wellington, May 25 NZPA - Coach Graham Henry admits Ma'a Nonu's replacement remains unresolved as the All Blacks selectors meet to finalise their 26-man squad for rugby tests against Ireland and Wales.

Brown Contemplates World Cup Heartache

Brown Contemplates World Cup Heartache

By Chris Barclay of NZPA

Melbourne, May 25 NZPA - The brutality encountered by Leo Bertos was the focal point, but two lower profile tackles on Tim Brown today emerged as a potential setback to New Zealand's World Cup campaign after last night's soccer friendly against Australia.

Brown In Doubt For World Cup

Brown In Doubt For World Cup

Melbourne, May 25 NZPA - New Zealand midfielder Tim Brown's prospects of playing at soccer's World Cup are in grave doubt after a shoulder injury suffered against Australia last night has forced him to return home for possi

Does Your Diet Need A WOF?

Does Your Diet Need A WOF?

Nelson's senior citizens have been told to give their eating habits a 'warrant of fitness' by expert dietitian, Kaye Dennison.

Better Injury News For Vodafone Warriors

Better Injury News For Vodafone Warriors

Vodafone Warriors prop Sam Rapira could be back on the field in six weeks after being cleared today of a potential season-ending knee ligament injury early in the second half of yesterday's gritty 26-24 11th-round NRL victory over South Sydney at Mount Smart Stadium.

$59.5 Million Boost For Record Elective Surgery

$59.5 Million Boost For Record Elective Surgery

Budget 2010 delivers an extra $59.5 million for elective surgery over the next four years, including $8 million for breast reconstruction surgery.

Townley Ready To Let His Riding Do The Talking

Townley Ready To Let His Riding Do The Talking

By Peter Martinez of NZPA

West Coast District Health Board Performance Well Against Health Targets

West Coast District Health Board Performance Well Against Health Targets

The West Coast District Health Board has figured well in the Ministry of Health's third quarter figures on District Health Board performance against the six Government health targets.