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Gaza Statement by International Lawyers/HRDs

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:28:04 +1200 | Palestinian Centre For Human Rights

The International Community Must End Israel’s Collective Punishment of the Civilian Population in the Gaza Strip July 28, 2014 More >>

Abortion Rights Freedom Ride: Ground Zero Texas

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:23:55 +1200 | Stop Patriarchy

Abortion Rights Freedom Ride: Ground Zero Texas As SCOTUS clamps down on Repro Rights - Stop Patriarchy Mobilizing Nationally to Front Lines of Battle More >>

Funding puts asthma anomaly under scrutiny

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:01:52 +1200 | Massey University

Health researchers at Massey University have been awarded nearly $1.2 million to identify an anomaly in one particular underlying cause of asthma in New Zealand. More >>

Nurses to play bigger role in bowel cancer care

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:35:10 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Health Minister Tony Ryall has today announced specialist nurses will now be trained to perform colonoscopies, a diagnostic test which can identify whether a person has bowel cancer and can find and remove pre-cancerous growths.More >>

Al Jazeera releases footage: Palestinians fleeing Shujayea

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:11:27 +1200 | Al Jazeera

27 July, 2014 Documentary shows back story to what triggered Al Jazeera Correspondent Wael Al-Dahdouh to break down in tears during live report. More >>

Israel targets wounded,Volunteers stay at al-Shifa hospital

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:03:09 +1200 | International Solidarity Movement

Al-Shifa hospital, Gaza: International volunteers from countries including Spain, Sweden, the United states, the United Kingdom, France, New Zealand, Australia, and Venezuela have begun a constant protective presence in various locations at the al-Shifa ...More >>

UN: Marking World Hepatitis Day, Global momentum needed

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:05:11 +1200 | UN News

With 1.4 million deaths every year attributed to acute and chronic liver disease, the United Nations health agency is marking World Hepatitis Day by calling on countries to intensify efforts to prevent, diagnose and treat one of the world’s most serious ...More >>

Ban calling again for immediate ceasefire in Gaza

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:01:02 +1200 | UN News

Urging Israelis and Palestinians to stop the fighting now, “in the name of humanity”, United Nations Secretary-General has again joined the Security Council in calling on the parties to agree on an “immediate and unconditional” ceasefire, allowing ...More >>

Intense fighting in eastern Ukraine “extremely alarming”

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:55:59 +1200 | United Nations Human Rights Commissioner

GENEVA: A total breakdown of law and order and a reign of fear and terror have been inflicted by armed groups on the population of eastern Ukraine, according to a new report issued today by the Office of United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights.More >>

$6.50 a share takeover offer for Acurity

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:20:34 +1200 | Connor Healthcare

NZX and Media Release final Connor Healthcare launches $6.50 a share takeover offer for Acurity Health Group Connor Healthcare Limited (Connor), a company jointly established by the two principal shareholders in Acurity, has today issued a takeover notice ...More >>

Rhoda Read nurses training saves Berkeley’s life

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:06:41 +1200 | Waikato DHB

Retired Pateronga farmer Berkeley Clark, 83, is living proof training for saving lives is just as important as actually saving them. More >>

Growth in health claims, premiums

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:10:38 +1200 | Health Funds Association of NZ

Health insurers have seen modest growth in claims and premium over the past year as public health spending growth continues to be reined in. More >>

Long-term look at East Coast health services

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:00:00 +1200 | Tairawhiti DHB

Long-term look at East Coast health services Wednesday 9 July 2014 Tairawhiti District Health More >>

Students in Gisborne Hospital after bus accident

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 08:58:34 +1200 | Tairawhiti District Health

Twelve female students and three support people have been taken to Gisborne Hospital after a bus accident on State Highway 2 near Morere Springs, south of Gisborne. The students and support people, from Turakina Maori Girls College near Marton, are all ...More >>

Videoconferencing improving patient care

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:56:45 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Health Minister Tony Ryall has been given a first-hand demonstration of a video link that gives patients in the small central North Island community of Taumarunui access to medical expertise from specialists at Waikato Hospital. Mr Ryall visited Taumarunui ...More >>

Security Council, UN officials welcome ceasefire

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:29:40 +1200 | UN News

The Security Council and senior United Nations officials have welcomed the signing of an agreement on the cessation of hostilities by the parties in the Central African Republic (CAR) and highlighted the need to follow this up with national reconciliation ...More >>

UN Human Rights: Gaza / Occupied Palestinian Territory

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:21:49 +1200 | United Nations Human Rights Commissioner

Statement of the Coordination Committee of the Special Procedures of the Human Rights Council and the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967(*) More >>

UN: Ethiopia faces wave of refugees from South Sudan

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:50:21 +1200 | UN News

South Sudan is the most rapidly deteriorating humanitarian crisis in the world today, according to a senior United Nations relief operations official who made an urgent appeal for desperately-needed funding for Ethiopia, which hosts 180,000 mostly women ...More >>

Hospital Abused by Hamas Terrorists Struck by the IDF

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:47:07 +1200 | Embassy of Israel in Wellington

(Communicated by the IDF Spokesman) The IDF has targeted specific sites and terrorists located within the premises of Al-Wafa hospital in Gaza City. This in light of several occasions in which fire was opened at IDF forces from within the hospital grounds, ...More >>

Ban: ‘Appalled’ by attack on school in Gaza

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:28:44 +1200 | UN News

‘Appalled’ by attack on UN-run school in Gaza, Ban urges halt to all fighting 24 July 2014 More >>


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