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COVID-19 vaccination programme gains momentum in MidCentral DHB rohe

Three additional community sites have begun offering COVID-19 vaccinations in their communities, as the vaccination roll-out programme gains momentum in the MidCentral DHB rohe.

New Zealand Health Group announces Māori health scholarships

The New Zealand Health Group (NZHG) is proud to announce its sponsorship of three new undergraduate Māori health scholarships in 2021, in partnership with Whitireia New Zealand and its charitable trust for scholarships, the...

$1.5 million funding for research into the impact of chronic disease on New Zealand...

The lifelong impact of chronic diseases on New Zealand families is at the centre of a major new research programme. Three of the government’s National Science Challenges – A Better Start, Healthier Lives and Ageing...

Research shows self-administered cervical screening has lifesaving potential

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.

Strong sense of self key to Pacific sexual health

Confident Pacific children who grow up to be resilient adults is the goal of a University of Auckland project that has received $442,000 in Health Research Council funding.

Covid-19 lockdowns took toll on our diets

Most people consumed more unhealthy snacks and drinks during New Zealand lockdowns, according to a study led by researchers from the University of Auckland.

Don’t let psychogenic illness undermine the Covid vaccine: An open letter to journalists

Opinion: Robert Bartholomew and Kate MacKrill explain the best strategy to counter the threat of psychogenic illness.

How whānau coped with lockdown bereavements

A $1 million study will investigate the end-of-life experiences of 26 Māori whānau who had someone in their ‘bubble’ die during Covid-19 lockdowns.

Covid 19 coronavirus: What is the new mutation strain in the UK?

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has cancelled Christmas for millions of people across London and south-east England after scientists said a new coronavirus strain is spreading more rapidly.

PM thanks staff at launch of historic vaccine campaign

Prime Minister and Ministers announce nationwide Covid vaccine campaign at Grafton campus.

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Opinion: Dr Tracy Chandler – Health pregnancy optimisation tips (for you,...

Whilst pregnancy is an exciting time for most, it does take some planning to keep both you and baby well. Ideally you would see...

Opinion: Hope is the key

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