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Universal Children's Day: Put A Stop To Crimes Against Children In War

Geneva (ICRC) - Ahead of Universal Children's Day on 20 November, and 20 years after the signing of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is urging conflict parties to fully respect existing international humanitarian and human rights law i

Pandemic Influenza (H1N1) 09 Swine Flu - Update 158

Pandemic Influenza (H1N1) 09 Swine Flu - Update 158

During the week ending 30 October there was a slight rise in the number of New Zealanders seeing their doctor in relation to influenza-like illnesses (ILI). Most people were seeking advice for sick babies and children aged under four.

Father Of Dead Student Doctor Calls For More Vaccine Information

Wellington, Oct 23 NZPA - The father of a medical student who died from meningococcal C disease wants medical schools to provide more information about vaccinations to students.

Post-Tsunami Immunization Campaign To Keep Samoa's Children Safe

Post-Tsunami Immunization Campaign To Keep Samoa's Children Safe

The UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the World Health Organisation (WHO) are giving full support to a Samoan Government nationwide measles and Vitamin A immunization campaign that aims to reach more than 32,000 children.

NZ Medical Services Gearing Up To Help

Wellington, Oct 1 NZPA - New Zealand medical service providers are gearing up to help over-stretched doctors and hospitals in Samoa in the wake of yesterday's earthquake and tsunami.