Archive for the 'Health' Category

Massey tests team weight loss for Māori and Pasifika

Press Release – Massey University

Friday, July 22, 2016

Massey tests team weight loss competition for Māori and Pasifika Read more »

TOAH-NNEST meets with US Vice-President Joe Biden

Press Release – Toah-Nnest

TOAH-NNEST meets with US Vice-President Joe Biden

United States of America, Vice-President Joe Biden is currently on a Pacific tour, visiting Aotearoa and attended a reception in Auckland last night hosted by Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully. Read more »

New Zealand ready to move on standardised tobacco packaging

Press Release – Cancer Society Auckland

Press Release – For Immediate Release

19 July, 2016.

New Zealand ready to move on standardised tobacco packaging Read more »

Northland GP practices target smokefree goal with mobile tec

Press Release – Vensa Health

Northland GP practices target smokefree goal with mobile technology

GPs target high needs populations with Vensa Health’s practice-patient solution Read more »

Northland Immunisation Rate Poor

Press Release – Northland DHB

Media Release

Embargoed until 15 July, 2016

Northland Immunisation Rate Poor Read more »

NZ health IT company helping Queenslanders

Press Release – Make Lemonade

NZ health IT company helping Queenslanders with chronic diseases

July 14, 2016

A New Zealand health IT company has teamed up with Queensland health authorities to begin a $NZ28.1 million project, funded by the Queensland state government, to wage a four-year war on chronic diseases. Read more »

Poster campaign aims to prevent life-threatening condition

Press Release – Liggins Institute

MEDIA RELEASE

THURSDAY, JULY 14, 2016

Poster campaign aims to prevent life-threatening condition in children with diabetes Read more »

Green light for falls prevention programme

Press Release – Waitemata District Health Board

12 July 2016

Green light for falls prevention programme
A major national community falls prevention programme for people aged over65 which was developed by the joint AucklandWaitemata DHB Funding team was given the official goahead today. Read more »

Better heart disease care needed

Press Release – University of Auckland

Better heart disease care needed for Māori and Pacific people

Media Release – University of Auckland – 11 July 2016 Read more »

New Zealand’s Largest Fitness and Health Event Begins Today!

Press Release – NZ Fitness Expo

New Zealand’s Largest Fitness and Health Event Begins Today!

Ready, set… Expo! The 2016 NZ Fitness Expo begins today at Auckland’s ASB Showgrounds, shining a spotlight on all aspects of fitness, health and nutrition. Read more »

Salt reductions needed by community and industry

Press Release – University of Auckland

Salt reductions needed by community and industry

Food manufacturers and consumers will need to reduce salt in their food by at least 30 percent, if New Zealand is to meet a global target for sodium reduction by 2025. Read more »

Flu hygiene lessons help address the spread in classrooms

Press Release – Kimberly-Clark

Flu hygiene lessons help address the spread in classrooms for the 12th winter in a row

As SneezeSafe® Read more »

Study determines global burden of pancreatic diseases

Press Release – University of Auckland

Auckland study determines global burden of pancreatic diseases
Media Release – University of Auckland – 30 June 2016 Read more »

Students need better access to sexual health resources

Press Release – University of Auckland

Students need better access to sexual health resources

Media Release – University of Auckland – 04 July 2016

A national youth health study indicates that youth are delaying sexual activity until they are older; however those who are sexually active are less prepared and less likely to access sexual health services. Read more »

Cancer charity pledges to meet unprecedented demand

Press Release – Look Good Feel Better

Cancer charity pledges to meet unprecedented demand

Look Good Feel Better wants thousands to experience transformational workshop Read more »

Hāpai Te Hauora and National Tobacco Control Advocacy

Press Release – Hapai Te Hauora Tapui

Hāpai Te Hauora and National Tobacco Control Advocacy
This year marks 20 years of service delivery for Hāpai Te Hauora (Hāpai) a Māori public health provider who has led both national and regional work to increase health outcomes across all population groups, with a particular focus on reducing inequalities. Read more »

Government spends over $100K pursuing beneficiary

Press Release – Child Poverty Action Group

Kathryn’s Story – Government spends over $100K pursuing beneficiary

Source: Child Poverty Action Group Read more »

Child Injury Stats for Asian Children in NZ Released

Press Release – Auckland District Health Board

Child Injury Stats for Asian Children in NZ Released

Every year 3 children of Asian descent in New Zealand are killed as a result of an unintentional injury. Read more »

Counties Manukau Health – making improvement count

Press Release – Counties Manukau District Health Board

Counties Manukau Health – making improvement count

Counties Manukau Health (CM Health) wants to be the best at getting better. Read more »

Sue Wells shares her opinion with Liam Butler

Column – Liam Butler

Sue Wells shares her opinion with Liam Butler on CVD Risk Assessment in Older People

How can the aged care and retirement sector apply the CVD and diabetes care e-health initiatives? Read more »

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