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Benefits flowing from new Auckland dental facility 

About half the students who graduated from the University of Otago’s new dental facility in South Auckland last year now work in high-needs communities as dentists, and facility patients are grateful for accessible dental...

Forums: End of Life choice and Cannabis control referendums

There are many voices telling us to vote one way or the other on these referendums, but what are we actually voting for? On 29 and 30 September, the University’s Faculty of Law discuss key...

Research team hopes Māori lives will be saved with new testing criteria for stomach...

It is likely that several hundred Māori are unaware they are at high risk of an inherited form of stomach cancer and a New Zealand research team is hopeful updated international clinical practice guidelines...

Novel approach enables improved capabilities for autism research in New Zealand

A method for identifying children and young people on the autism spectrum/Takiwātanga using health data within the Integrated Data Infrastructure (IDI) has been developed. The A Better Start National Science Challenge’s Big Data method enables...

Ensuring New Zealand access to COVID-19 anti-virals

 A group of New Zealand experts is coming together to ensure New Zealand has access to COVID-19 anti-virals. The project is led by Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington’s commercialisation office Wellington UniVentures and the...

New Zealand Red Cross scaling up to assist foreign nationals affected by COVID-19

New Zealand Red Cross is scaling up at speed to address the urgent needs of people on temporary visas in Aotearoa New Zealand who are experiencing serious hardship due to COVID-19. From 1 July, people...

Social cohesion threatened in post-Covid-19 world

Experts from Koi Tū: The Centre for Informed Futures at the University of Auckland say the level of community compliance and sense of collective purpose in fighting the threat of Covid-19 has rarely been...

“The true inequity”: Factors that make Māori and Pacific people more vulnerable to Covid-19

“Pacific communities in New Zealand are facing various challenges" - Dr Maryann Heather Pacific communities in New Zealand are facing various challenges in this pandemic. In particular, doctors are expressing serious concern that people have...

The ethics of contact tracing apps

Tracing those who have been exposed to Covid-19 is an important step in winding down socially and economically crippling lockdowns. Manual tracing is resource-intensive and ineffective. A number of countries, including Singapore and Australia, have...

Giving sports teams an edge

The three players, David Ball, Callum McCowatt and Te Atawhai Hudson-Wihongi, have been hand-picked by strength and conditioning coach Aidan Wivell to have a DXA or dual energy X-ray absorptiometry scan at the Centre...

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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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