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Briefing on Ministry of Health/HFA integration

Media Advisory

Briefing on Ministry of Health/HFA integration

The new structure of the Ministry of Health, following its integration with the HFA, will be announced at a media briefing tomorrow (Wednesday). Director General of Health Dr Karen Poutasi and HFA chairman Syd Bradley will lead the briefing and answer questions.

A media release and background information will also be faxed/emailed to all media outlets on Wednesday at approximately 4pm - to coincide with the embargo time for the release of the information on the new structure. The embargo is to ensure time for all Ministry and HFA staff to have been informed of the decision. The media kit will also be available on the Ministry's website;:www.moh.govt.nz

Date; Wednesday, March 22 Time; 2.30pm - information embargoed until 4pm Venue; Ministry of Health, 133 Molesworth Street, Wellington.

For further information contact; Sue McCabe, Media Advisor, 04 496 2067.

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