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Top tertiary teacher – adding humanity into teaching medicine

The Associate Professor behind hundreds of medical students bunking down for a weekend with a Kiwi Pacific family won this year’s Top Tertiary Teacher Supreme Award. Jody Hopkinson talks to Faumuina Fa’afetai Sopoaga about revolutionising the teaching of Pacific Health to our future doctors.

New simulator for tricky neonatal surgery to be trialled

New Zealand surgeons are developing a tiny, life-like simulator so they can train to do a tricky piece of keyhole surgery on newborns.

Global strategy to speed up HIV vaccine development launched

A new global strategy to address the challenges in developing an effective vaccine against HIV – which infects about 1.8m people a year – was launched in Spain this week.

Community hospital leads in rural health delivery

On September 8, 1997, Dannevirke's Community Hospital was opened after turbulent time of protest against the closure of our 180-bed hospital.

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.

Health invention sees students finalists in international award

A grandmother’s bad experience of a blocked medical drain inspired a digital device that has won Wellington design students a finalist place in the James Dyson Awards.

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