Articles for category: Health

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Tribunal hearing on Te Aka Whai Ora must go ahead – PSA

Bypassing a Waitangi Tribunal hearing that challenges the closure of Te Aka Whai Ora and its work would show a lack of credibility and accountability from the Government, said the Public Service Association Te Pūkenga Here Tikanga Mahi. Stuff reports the Government may introduce its legislation to Parliament before the first hearing, taking the issue ...

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Hauora Service accepting new patients for compassionate, inclusive and affordable healthcare

People searching for a health service that offers compassionate, affordable and inclusive healthcare for individuals and whānau are encouraged to sign up for The Salvation Army’s Hauora Service, which is now accepting new patients. Hauora refers to a specific approach to healthcare that incorporates the wellbeing of an individual. By embracing the concept of hauora ...

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Kiwi mum develops nit treatment to reduce stigma & access barriers for vulnerable children

A Kiwi mother and entrepreneur has created the world’s first biofluorescent nit powder to improve visibility of head lice during treatment, address the stigma associated with the condition and increase access for vulnerable children. The product, which has been recognised with a United Nations Sustainable Development Goal innovation award against 5,000 entrants from 190 countries, ...

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Aotearoa NZ on the brink of a measles epidemic: Urgent action needed

Aotearoa NZ is on the brink of a measles epidemic because of falling immunisation rates, immunity gaps, and an increasing risk of imported cases according to public health experts. In the latest Briefing from the Public Health Communication Centre, Professor Michael Baker and co-authors lay out the evidence showing New Zealand is highly vulnerable to ...

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PMA pays tribute to Pacific leader, Fa’anana Efeso Collins

The Pasifika Medical Association (PMA) expresses heartfelt condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Pacific leader and Member of Parliament, Fa’anānā Efeso Collins. PMA Chief Executive, Debbie Sorensen, acknowledges Collins’ tremendous service and advocacy of the Pacific community. “We are deeply saddened by the sudden passing of Fa’anānā Efeso Collins, and our thoughts are ...

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Return of psuedoephedrine to pharmacies welcomed – CHPNZ

The Consumer Healthcare Products Association of New Zealand (CHPNZ) has welcomed the release today of the pathway to bring the supply of the cold and flu medication pseudoephedrine back to pharmacies. The Associate Minister of Health, Hon David Seymour, will introduce a bill to Parliament this evening amending the Misuse of Drugs Act 1975 and ...