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Fijian women’s reproductive health worse in NZ than Fiji

Fijian women living in New Zealand are worse off when it comes to family planning and reproductive health than women back in Fiji, a new study suggests.

Novel responsibilities for associate health minister

Health Central talks to Associate Minister of Health Julie Anne Genter about the health benefits of getting people out of cars, sexual health, disability support and climate change.

Alarming rates of vitamin D deficiency in South Island women, babies

Research shows alarming rates of vitamin D deficiency in South Island women and their babies.

PM’s pregnancy will help highlight women’s health issues, says Minister

Having one of the only Prime Ministers in history to give birth in office – happening in the same year as the 125th anniversary of women’s suffrage – is a “wonderful, positive thing!”

Funding expanded for breast cancer treatment

Post-menopausal women with early breast cancer will soon get subsidised access to an important treatment drug.

New Zealand to restrict surgical mesh use from New Year

New Zealand is following Australia in 'banning' the use of surgical mesh for pelvic prolapses and stress incontinence - a move that follows strong protests for many years from women who have suffered from mesh injuries.

On mission for women’s health

An educational venture directed at women's health and wellbeing was stirred by Waikanae woman Belinda Falconar's own battle with postnatal depression (PND).

On mission for women’s health

An educational venture directed at women's health and wellbeing was stirred by Waikanae woman Belinda Falconar's own battle with postnatal depression (PND).

Hawke’s Bay Health Awards recognise key innovations

A gynaecological outpatient clinic has taken out the supreme accolade at last night's Hawke's Bay Health Awards.

The financial and emotional toll of IVF

IVF is not easy and it's not a solution. Not everyone wins the baby lottery and gets a take home baby.

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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