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Changing the public health system to address Māori inequity

A new paradigm for Māori health thrives in Hamilton. By Jody Hopkinson.

Breakthrough NZ research: How C-section babies may miss health benefits

A world-first study aims to reveal the health benefits that conventionally-born babies may get in early life - and which babies born by Caesarean-section miss out on.

New national maternity early warning system aims to reduce maternal morbidity

A new system is being rolled out to help clinicians quickly respond to deteriorating health in pregnant women in hospital.

Call for independent Māori children’s commissioner over ‘unconscionable’ rates of abuse in state care

The Māori Council is calling for an independent commissioner to hold the Government to account on "unconscionable" rates of Māori child abuse in state care.

Screens in schools – a closer look at how we’re using digital devices in...

As a new website about device use in schools launches this week, Rachel Helyer Donaldson looks at the quality and quantity of digital technology use in Kiwi classrooms.

Racism, other barriers fuel health inequities in rheumatic fever

Racism, inflexibility and disconnects with youth are undermining the delivery of potentially life-saving follow-up treatments to people who have had rheumatic fever, a new study has found.

Innovative online junk food ban could benefit Kiwis

Kiwis could benefit from adopting a United Kingdom proposal to restrict online junk food advertisements in an effort to combat child obesity. By Ruby Harfield.

Kids helping kids during an asthma emergency

The Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ will be announcing a new schools' campaign on World Asthma Day 2019 encouraging students to know what to do in an asthma emergency. Free activity packs for schools that register by 8 April 2019.

Resources to help with mental distress after Christchurch incident

The Ministry of Health has made new resources available to support those who are experiencing mental distress following the horrific Christchurch mosque shootings.

Ryman Healthcare signs three-year deal with the Stroke Foundation

Extended partnership means tens of thousands of Kiwis can get free blood pressure checks.

DR WELLNESS

Opinion: Dr Tracy Chandler – 5G, there’s nowhere to hide!

Our health is more important than having cars that talk to each other or faster movie downloads, states Dr Tracy Chandler (aka Dr Wellness) who says we should be wary of 5G.

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