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Speech: Weightloss Surgery Meet And Greet 2010 - Hon Tariana Turia

Sunday, 21 November, 2010 - 09:47

Weight Loss Surgery Meet and Greet 2010

Kingsgate Avenue, Palmerston North

Hon Tariana Turia, MP for Te Tai Hauauru

Saturday 20 November 2010; 11am

More Funding For Weight-Loss Operations

Thursday, 28 October, 2010 - 14:16

Wellington, Oct 28 NZPA - Up to 300 extra weight-loss operations will be funded over the next four years, associate health minister Tariana Turia has announced.

Turia Delighted With Funding For Life-Saving Weight-Loss Operations

Thursday, 28 October, 2010 - 13:20

Associate Health Minister Tariana Turia has announced that up to 300 additional weight-loss operations will be funded over the next four years.

Speech: Who Cares About New Zealand's Waistline? Hon Tariana Turia

Monday, 18 October, 2010 - 13:48

Centre for Translational Research in Chronic Diseases, University of Otago and the Prio Policy Centre Law Lecture Theatre, Old Government Buildings, Wellington

Woman's Death Likely Caused By Dehydration And Exhaustion

Thursday, 7 October, 2010 - 00:04

An inquest into the death of a New Zealand woman who went to Malaysia for a weight-reducing operation has found no evidence her death was caused or contributed to by anyone else.

Landmark Aust. Study On Cost-effectiveness Of Preventing Disease - New Zealand Has Much To Learn

Wednesday, 8 September, 2010 - 12:10

New Zealand has much to learn from an Australian programme of research on the cost-effectiveness of 150 interventions to prevent or treat disease, according to researchers from the University of Otago, Wellington.

End Obesity Operation Stigma, Specialists Say

Friday, 3 September, 2010 - 17:32

By Mary Longmore of NZPA

Wellington, Sept 3 NZPA - Obesity specialists today called for an end to the stigma over obesity surgery in New Zealand, claiming it is the most effective way of losing weight and keeping it off.

Wellington Surgeon Censured, Fined After Patient Dies

Thursday, 19 August, 2010 - 18:20

Wellington, Aug 19 NZPA - A Wellington surgeon who has been the subject of numerous complaints about failing to properly inform patients has been ordered to pay more than $100,000 in fines and costs after the death of a patient.

New Impetus For Type 2 Diabetes And Bowel Cancer Research

Thursday, 29 July, 2010 - 09:33

The Dean of the University of Otago Wellington, Professor Peter Crampton and the Director of the Wakefield Biomedical Research Unit, Professor Richard Stubbs have welcomed its relocation to the Wellington campus of the Medical School.

No News Is No News For Morbidly Obese

Wednesday, 7 July, 2010 - 12:32

Two women denied life-saving anti-obesity surgery are still waiting for answers from their respective health boards.