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Rare disease advocate welcomes statement from UNDP

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:51:03 +1300 | John Forman

Rare disease advocate John Forman, has been working on the promotion of a rare disease agenda in public policy here in New Zealand, and internationally, since the late 1990s. He is delighted that UN Development Programme Administrator Helen Clark has ...More >>

ARANZ Medical’s Dr Bruce Davey awarded Business Scholarship

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:37:20 +1300 | ARANZ Medical

CHRISTCHURCH, NZ, 21 September, 2016 – Dr Bruce Davey the Chief Executive of ARANZ Medical, a specialist in 3D scanning and informatics solutions for the healthcare sector, has been awarded a 2016 Prime Minister’s Business Scholarship.More >>

RCEP patent clauses lack compassion says PHA

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:52:44 +1300 | Public Health Association

Health organisations call on trade ministers to reject provisions that would negatively affect access to generic medicines in the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership agreement. More >>

Call to remove politics from water – Water Conference

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 14:34:17 +1300 | Water New Zealand

Water managers have been told they need to take a stronger lead in ensuring communities in New Zealand are supplied with safe drinking water. More >>

Financial Assistance Bill passes second reading

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 12:52:59 +1300 | Kidney Health NZ

On Wednesday the Financial Assistance for Live Organ Donors Bill received its second reading in Parliament, and was unanimously endorsed by the House. Renamed to become the Compensation for Live Organ Donors Bill, it will see donors fully reimbursed ...More >>

ARANZ Medical named Supreme Innovator of the Year

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 12:47:04 +1300 | ARANZ Medical

CHRISTCHURCH, NZ, 21 October, 2016 – ARANZ Medical, a specialist in 3D scanning and informatics solutions for the healthcare sector, has been named the winner of the Bayer Supreme Innovator of the Year in the 2016 New Zealand Innovators Awards. ...More >>

McGougan & Ors v DePuy Int'l Ltd & Accident Compensation

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 10:09:15 +1300 | New Zealand High Court

This press release is designed to assist the media in understanding the above judgment. It does not form part of the judgment. The full judgment with reasons is the only authoritative document. The full text of the judgment and reasons can be found at ...More >>

Resident Doctors give back to communities whilst on strike

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:19:46 +1300 | New Zealand Resident Doctors Association

The recent 48-hour strike by resident doctors saw NZRDA members take the opportunity to participate in a number of positive activities across the country. More >>

New Zealand hosts SNOMED CT conference

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:10:21 +1300 | Ministry of Health

The Ministry of Health is hosting the international SNOMED CT Expo and Conference on 27-28 October at Te Papa museum, with the theme ‘Trusted, actionable health information’. More >>

Clinical research trial for Alzheimer’s medication

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 15:52:38 +1300 | Canterbury Geriatric Medical Research Trust

Calling all cell phone losers, milk-forgetters and the car-park confused: here’s a research clinical trial just for you More >>

NZ College of Midwives joins Canterbury’s health alliance

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 15:34:15 +1300 | Canterbury Clinical Network

The Canterbury Health System has welcomed the Canterbury/West Coast Region of the New Zealand College of Midwives to Canterbury’s district health alliance, the Canterbury Clinical Network (CCN).More >>

Waikato University composer partners with medical technology

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 13:14:34 +1300 | University of Waikato

University of Waikato composer Associate Professor Martin Lodge is leading a team that has created an interactive music installation as part of New Zealand’s first ever medical technology showcase open to the public. More >>

Pacific Edge Named in Tin100 Top 10 List

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:33:55 +1300 | Pacific Edge

The growing success of cancer diagnostics company Pacific Edge has once again been recognised with company named in the 2016 TIN100 Top Ten list of Hot Emerging Companies for the second year in a row.More >>

Medtech – from smart splints to sonification

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:45:26 +1300 | University of Auckland

New Zealand’s first ever medical technology showcase opens to the public at SILO6 in Auckland’s Wynyard Quarter later this month. More >>

Walks after meals may prove important in managing diabetes

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 09:36:39 +1300 | University of Otago

New University of Otago research suggests that people managing type 2 diabetes should walk after meals to gain the greatest blood sugar-lowering benefits. More >>

NZ woman slows progression of her MS

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 16:38:40 +1300 | Curves

Kay Baird from Ashburton, NZ had one goal: not letting the diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis (MS) stop her from living life she wanted More >>

Cancer support site to go online soon

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 14:41:55 +1300 | Head and Neck Network

Head and neck cancer patients all over New Zealand will soon be able to get support and information from a dedicated website. More >>

Rotarians Recognise World Polio Day 24th October 2016

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 14:00:44 +1300 | Rotary Club

Rotary members in New Zealand will be among thousands worldwide reaching out during the week commencing on World Polio Day, 24th October 2016, to raise awareness, funds and support to end polio – a vaccine preventable disease that still threatens children ...More >>

Police Raid Smacks of Political Interference

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 11:42:26 +1300 | Voluntary Euthanasia Society

Recent police raids on voluntary euthanasia campaigners smack of interference into the Parliamentary inquiry into assisted dying that is under way, Maryan Street, President of End-of-Life Choice (the Voluntary Euthanasia Society) said on Monday.More >>

Police Correct To Protect NZ’ers From Dr Death

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 11:25:05 +1300 | Family First New Zealand

Family First NZ says that the police are absolutely correct to be raiding and shutting down the operations of Philip Nitschke aka Dr Death in New Zealand. More >>


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