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.
LINDA THOMPSON a founding and current executive member of Te Kaunihera (The National Council of Māori Nurses) writes about the early days of Te Kaunihera - the council that was founded 30 years ago in the wake of a challenge that there were too few Māori Nurses.
Superbugs resistant to antibiotics will become a global problem if antibiotic resistance is not halted but a Kiwi PhD student has won a scholarship which will allow him to join the ranks of scientists around the world working to solve the problem.
A new study shows that self-testing for cervical cancer prevention could have a positive impact on Māori women.
Tertiary students in the greater Wellington region are pleased to see the expansion of Piki, a free youth mental health support pilot.
A new paradigm for Māori health thrives in Hamilton. By Jody Hopkinson.
The first wide-ranging survey of New Zealand personnel shows many suffer symptoms of post-traumatic stress (PTS) though greater length of service, psychological flexibility (resilience) and quality sleep may be protective factors. Conducted by University of...
The chief executive of a Whangārei community house says rheumatic fever will not be eradicated until poor housing, overcrowding and poor access to heath services are addressed. The comments from Liz Cassidy-Nelson, chief executive of...
Careerforce te toi pūkenga, Access Community Health, Idea Services, and Oceania Healthcare recently celebrated the signing of Te Tiriti o te Whanaungatanga.