For the mothers of disabled children, navigating the roles of advocate and activist can be complex, confronting and a constant struggle. Now seven women – all mothers of disabled children, activists and academics – have co-authored a paper about the growing disability rights movement.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has released a report on microplastics in drinking water, including an early assessment of potential risks to human health. The report says we're all drinking microplastics, and the direct effects...
Research from Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington has shown the offer of an HPV self-test could increase the uptake of cervical screening by almost three times for under-screened Māori women.
Kaihu Valley School Principal Sonia Simeon swung into action when she learned the school's 16 pupils were not eligible for free meningococcal vaccination.
For the first time in a decade, a nationwide survey of Māori working in the health sector is underway. By Rebekah Fraser.
The cost of going to a GP is a main factor in stopping people who need medical help from visiting a doctor.
A sizable cheque has been donated this morning to help buy more medical equipment for children at Tauranga and Whakatane hospitals.