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Hastings Vape-Free Kids NZ Rally Calls For Urgent Action

Wed, 21 Feb 2024 11:14:06 +1300 | Vape Free Kids

Locals in Hastings will gather on Saturday 24 February at 3:15pm at the Hastings City Clock Tower to call on the central government to step up and prioritise childrens’ health over Big Tobacco profits. Rally organiser Sukhdeep Singh says he is deeply ...More >>

CAPHRA Hightlights Flaws In Tobacco Control And Rise Of Black Market

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 18:07:12 +1300 | CAPHRA

The Coalition of Asia Pacific Tobacco Harm Reduction Advocates (CAPHRA) today issued a stark warning about the unintended consequences of current tobacco control policies, including the alarming rise in the illicit tobacco trade and the unjust vilification ...More >>

CAPHRA Highlights Flaws In Tobacco Control And Rise Of Black Market

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 15:04:16 +1300 | CAPHRA

  The Coalition of Asia Pacific Tobacco Harm Reduction Advocates (CAPHRA) today issued a stark warning about the unintended consequences of current tobacco control policies, including the alarming rise in the illicit tobacco trade and the ...More >>

The Meningitis Foundation Urges University Students To Get Vaccinated This O-Week

Mon, 19 Feb 2024 15:11:20 +1300 | Meningitis Foundation

As the first university semester of 2024 begins across the country, The Meningitis Foundation is urging students and parents to educate themselves on the risks associated with bacterial meningitis, and to get vaccinated as early as possible. The Institute ...More >>

Respiratory Health Warning Over Port Hills Fire

Thu, 15 Feb 2024 11:21:15 +1300 | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation

Kiwis living with a respiratory condition near Port Hills in Christchurch are being urged to take precautions to protect themselves from exposure to the billowing smoke. The Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ is advising residents near the blaze - and ...More >>

The Paediatric Society Of NZ's President Says, "A Measles Outbreak In Aotearoa Is Only A Plane Ride Away"

Wed, 14 Feb 2024 19:42:29 +1300 | Paediatric Society of New Zealand

The Paediatric Society of New Zealand (PSNZ) is issuing a critical warning about the high likelihood of a significant measles outbreak in Aotearoa this year, echoing concerns from leading public health experts. With international measles cases on ...More >>

Family Planning To Change Name After 85 Years

Wed, 14 Feb 2024 11:45:25 +1300 | Sexual Wellbeing Aotearoa

One of New Zealand’s most iconic organisations is celebrating Valentine’s Day with a makeover - and a name change! From 14 February, Family Planning will become Sexual Wellbeing Aotearoa - better reflecting the work it does and its ambition to ...More >>

Hauora Taiwhenua Applauds Coalition Government’s Progress In Developing A Third New Zealand Medical School

Wed, 14 Feb 2024 09:39:42 +1300 | Hauora Taiwhenua Rural Health Network

Hauora Taiwhenua expresses its support for the Government’s signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the University of Waikato to establish a third medical school focussing on developing rural doctors. "We are pleased to witness this ...More >>

One Year On, Hawke’s Bay’s Recovery Efforts Continue

Tue, 13 Feb 2024 14:02:16 +1300 | Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand

On the one-year anniversary of Cyclone Gabrielle, we’re taking time to pause and reflect on the effect it continues to have on our communities, says Health New Zealand -Te Whatu Ora Hawke’s Bay Acting Group Director of Operations Paula Jones. “For ...More >>

$1.3 Million For Research To Indigenise Health System

Tue, 13 Feb 2024 10:30:16 +1300 | University of Canterbury

Recent University of Canterbury funding success could help inform Aotearoa health policy, practice and systems. Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury (UC) Associate Professor and Co-Director of the Child Well-being Research Institute ...More >>

CAPHRA Sounds The Alarm On WHO And FCTC's Disturbing Lack Of Transparency

Tue, 13 Feb 2024 09:17:20 +1300 | CAPHRA

In a recent and controversial move, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) have voted to exclude not only media and consumers but other interested parties whose livelihoods depend on decisions ...More >>

Respiratory Risk High In Auckland And Tasman

Thu, 8 Feb 2024 10:54:36 +1300 | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

Kiwis living with a respiratory condition are being urged to take precautions to protect themselves from flare-ups caused by smoke exposure. The Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ is advising residents near blazes in Onehunga, Auckland and Lee Valley, ...More >>

10 Reasons to Spice Up Your New Year with Turmeric for Better Health

Wed, 7 Feb 2024 16:11:09 +1300 | Golden Turmeric Limited

As we step into the New Year, it’s time to consider simple yet impactful changes for a healthier you. One such change involves adding turmeric to your diet. Beyond its delicious role in cooking, turmeric is a powerhouse of health benefits, thanks ...More >>

Pharmacists Could Play A Valuable Role In Boosting Childhood Vaccination Rates

Wed, 7 Feb 2024 11:23:46 +1300 | Pharmaceutical Society of New Zealand

Pharmacists could play a valuable role in boosting childhood vaccination rates and by being a “bridge” back to general practice. The Pharmaceutical Society of New Zealand (PSNZ) will take part in the consultation over plans to allow community pharmacists ...More >>

Stay Cool This Waitangi Day Cantabrians

Sat, 3 Feb 2024 14:40:13 +1300 | Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand

Cantabrians away on a long weekend and celebrating Waitangi Day are being urged to keep cool and hydrated during the anticipated spell of soaring temperatures expected to sweep through the region. Hot weather is forecast for Monday 5 and Tuesday 6 February ...More >>

Refresh And Revitalise: Almighty Offers A Seven-day Digital Active Reset This February

Fri, 2 Feb 2024 11:31:32 +1300 | Almighty Beverages

This February, Almighty Beverages will launch the first Almighty Active Reset, a free week of movement and health, to help New Zealanders pave the way for a terrific 2024. More >>

CAPHRA Slams Who's Tobacco Control: Demands Inclusive Evidence-based Approach

Fri, 2 Feb 2024 10:28:02 +1300 | CAPHRA

The Coalition of Asia Pacific Tobacco Harm Reduction Advocates (CAPHRA) is calling for a significant shift in the global approach to tobacco control, criticising the World Health Organisation's Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) for ...More >>

Experts Discuss Educational Gaps Regarding Treatment Of Menopause Symptoms

Thu, 1 Feb 2024 18:09:04 +1300 | MyMT

Dr. Wendy Sweet (PhD), a renowned New Zealand Menopause and Lifestyle Practitioner, has been diligently listening to the experiences of midlife and older women for almost a decade. Through her extensive understanding of their health challenges during menopause, ...More >>

Meningitis Foundation Unsurprised By ESR Data Showing Growing Incidence Of Meningococcal In Young New Zealanders

Wed, 31 Jan 2024 19:00:36 +1300 | Meningitis Foundation

Foundation says new Government must recognise need to vaccinate all young people The Meningitis Foundation Aotearoa New Zealand says it is “unsurprised” by data released by the Institute of Environmental Science and Research (ESR) yesterday showing ...More >>

Paid Internship Programme For Students A Boost To Social Services Sector

Wed, 31 Jan 2024 15:28:58 +1300 | Emerge Aotearoa Trust

Paid internships being offered by one of New Zealand’s largest non-government organisations is hoped to give a much needed boost to the number of people working in the social services sector. Emerge Aotearoa - a mental health, addictions, housing, ...More >>

 
 
 
 
 
 

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