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Op-Ed: Aaron Davy: How misdirected kindness can hamper aid

Goods sent through the generosity of the public in response to an emergency is not a new phenomenon. However the history of emergency responses similar to the Samoa measles epidemic includes numerous examples of...

Self-testing cervical cancer screening could save Māori women’s lives

A new study shows that self-testing for cervical cancer prevention could have a positive impact on Māori women.

Promising results for Whanau Pakari kids’ obesity programme

A programme tailored for obese kids has yielded some promising results, with children reporting better physical and emotional health after just a year.

Budget 2019: $12m for rheumatic fever

The Government's putting $12 million into combating rheumatic fever.

New survey seeks much needed data on Māori health workforce

For the first time in a decade, a nationwide survey of Māori working in the health sector is underway. By Rebekah Fraser.

Delay over bowel cancer screening decision ‘costing lives’: Māori Party

                  People are dying while officials decide whether to give Māori and Pacific New Zealanders free bowel cancer screening from the age of 50, the Māori Party says. The Ministry of Health is still considering whether...

Mental health leader takes out top Māori nursing award

Mental health nursing was always the poor cousin but now is becoming the poor distant cousin, fears the passionate Māori mental health leader Moe Milne.

New scholarship awards announced for Māori Nurses

New scholarships to support Māori nurse development and innovation, including becoming nurse prescribers or nurse practitioners, have been launched with the support of Pharmac.

New nursing service strengthens support for Pacific families

A new nursing service is strengthening the support available for Porirua’s Pacific families and ensuring they can access health services in their home.

Doctor who put family first given role model medal

A Māori doctor who turned his back on a surgical career to train as a GP in his home town to spend more time with his family has won an award as a role model for future GP trainees.

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Opinion: Hope is the key

In an example of conventional medicine at its worst, a patient of mine recently had her beautiful hope dashed. This inspiring young mum of two...

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