Archive for the 'Health' Category

COVID-19 Eight New Cases Linked To Overseas Travel

Press Release – Ministry of Health

New Cases

New Zealand has eight new cases of COVID-19 all overseas travel related.

There are four new cases in Auckland, one in Christchurch, two in Waikato and one in Invercargill. Read more »

Dementia Auckland Rolls Out Social Distancing Strategy To Protect Vulnerable Older Community

Press Release – Dementia Auckland

Following the cancellation of Dementia Auckland’s Still Me – Walk for Dementia event on Sunday, the organisation has today announced further precautionary measures to help protect the vulnerable older community from the spread of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus). Read more »

COVID-19 Three New Cases – Linked To Overseas

Press Release – Ministry of Health

New Zealand has three new cases of COVID-19, two in a Wellington family recently returned from the United States, and the third in a Dunedin man recently returned from Germany. Read more »

Proactive Steps During Covid-19

Press Release – Auckland Transport

Auckland Transport increases hygiene measures on public transport network

Kia ora koutou,

As COVID-19 continues to spread around the world, we understand this can be a confusing time for Aucklanders and misinformation can quickly spread. Read more »

COVID-19 7th And 8th Cases – Overseas Links

Press Release – Ministry of Health

New Zealand’s seventh and eighth cases of COVID-19 were announced today in two travellers recently arrived in New Zealand. Read more »

COVID-19 6th Case – Overseas Link

Press Release – Ministry of Health

Live stream: https://www.health.govt.nz/news-media/news-items/covid-19-novel-coronavirus-update-14-march Read more »

Morphine Change Could Lead To More Heroin Overdoses – Experts

Press Release – University of Auckland

A Change In The Supply Of Pharmaceutical Morphine Could Inadvertently Lead To More Overdoses By People Who Inject Opioids Such As Morphine And Heroin, A University Of Auckland Expert Warns. Read more »

Almost Half Of All Kiwi Breakfasts Don’t Include Fresh Fruit Or Vegetables

Press Release – Five plus a day

AUCKLAND, Thursday 12th March 2020: Breakfast will be the target of a new 5+ A Day campaign this year to help Kiwis up their daily fruit and vegetable intake after research showed not enough people are kick-starting their day with fresh produce. Read more »

4th Day: No New Cases Of COVID-19

Press Release – Ministry of Health

For a fourth consecutive day, there are no additional confirmed or probable cases of COVID-19 to report in New Zealand. Read more »

Supporting Resilience In Young People Provides A Better Start

Press Release – National Science Challenges

A Better Start National Science Challenge has awarded Dr Karolina Stasiak and Tania Cargo from the University of Auckland $1.4 million over 2 and a quarter years to pilot the implementation of tools into schools in South Auckland, to increase access to quality support for rangatahi well-being. Read more »

No New Cases Of COVID-19 – 10 March

Press Release – Ministry of Health

For a third consecutive day, there are no additional confirmed or probable cases of COVID-19 to report in New Zealand. Read more »

No New Cases Of COVID-19 – 9 March

Press Release – Ministry of Health

There are no additional confirmed or probable cases of COVID-19 to report in New Zealand again today.

To date, New Zealand has five positive test results and two probable cases. Read more »

Medicinal Cannabis Summit Almost Sold Out

Press Release – BioTechNZ

“Ten days out and we’re delighted the biggest issue is trying to create more space in our already huge SkyCity conference room. Interest has been phenomenal and we’re fast approaching oversubscription,” says Dr Zahra Champion, Executive Director of BioTechNZ and MedCan Summit 2020 organiser.
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South Auckland Midwife Honoured With Award

Press Release – New Zealand College of Midwives

A twenty-year career, birthing babies will be acknowledged tomorrow with a special award from the National Council of Women. Read more »

Fourth Case Of COVID-19 Confirmed In New Zealand

Press Release – Ministry of Health

Earlier today, the Ministry of Health confirmed a fourth positive test for COVID-19 in New Zealand.

This positive result is for a New Zealand citizen in his 30s, the partner of the second case announced earlier this week. Read more »

COVID-19 6 March 2020 – fourth positive result

Press Release – Ministry of Health

The Ministry of Health has confirmed a fourth positive test to COVID-19 in New Zealand.

This positive result is for a New Zealand citizen in his 30s, the partner of the second case announced earlier this week. Read more »

Third Case Of COVID-19 Confirmed In New Zealand

Press Release – Ministry of Health

The third case of COVID-19 has been confirmed in a New Zealand resident.

The third case is an Auckland man in his 40s who has close family, also New Zealand residents, who have recently returned to this country after visiting Iran. Results of the test were formally reported to the Ministry at about 6pm on Wednesday evening. Read more »

Dangerous Decibels: protecting hearing in wired kids

Press Release – Hearing New Zealand

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Aroa Biosurgery Introduces Soft Tissue Repair Solutions For Kiwis

Press Release – Aroa Biosurgery

After more than 10 years distributing its products in the North American market, and making subsequent inroads into Europe and Central America, the soft tissue repair solutions of Auckland-based Aroa Biosurgery Ltd are set to roll out in New Zealand this year. Read more »

IBRANCE® (palbociclib) To Be Funded From 1 April

Press Release – Pfizer

IBRANCE® (palbociclib) to be funded from 1 April for HR positive/HER2 negative (HR+/HER2–) advanced or metastatic breast cancer

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