Launch Of New Zealand Health Strategy
Health Minister Annette King, accompanied by Sport Minister
Trevor Mallard, will launch the New Zealand Health Strategy
today at 3.30pm in the Grand Hall at Parliament.
version of the NZHS was released in June. More than 600
written and public submissions were received, and the
document has now been revised. Copies are available from the
Ministry of Health.
The New Zealand Health Strategy will
provide the framework within which District Health Boards
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