Archive for the 'Health' Category

Blood Thinners An Effective Treatment For Many Patients With COVID-19

Press Release – Medical Research Institute of New Zealand

The award-winning international trial, REMAP-CAP, led here in New Zealand by Dr Colin McArthur, Medical Research Institute of New Zealand (MRINZ) researcher and intensive care specialist at Auckland City Hospital, has provided a framework that has been able to efficiently evaluate multiple treatment options for patients who are critically ill due to COVID-19. Read more »

No Community Cases; One New Case Of COVID-19 In Managed Isolation; 45,000 Daily Vaccine Doses

Press Release – Ministry of Health

There are no cases of COVID-19 to report in the community today.

There is one new case of COVID-19 to report in recent returnees in managed isolation facilities since yesterday’s update. Read more »

Kiwis Advised To Be Vigilant Around Mould Growth After New Rainfall Data

Press Release – Sensitive Choice

Kiwis living with allergies and respiratory conditions are being advised to be vigilant in watching for signs of mould growth in their home, with parts of the country experiencing higher than normal rain falls in recent months. Read more »

No Community Cases; Two New Cases And Two Historical Cases Of COVID-19 In Managed Isolation

Press Release – Ministry of Health

There are no cases of COVID-19 to report in the community today.

There are two new cases of COVID-19 to report in recent returnees in managed isolation facilities since yesterday’s update. In addition, there are two historical cases identified at the border to report. Read more »

No Community Cases; 4 New Cases Of COVID-19 In Managed Isolation

Press Release – Ministry of Health

There are no cases of COVID-19 to report in the community today.

There are four new cases of COVID-19 to report in recent returnees, in managed isolation facilities since yesterday’s update. Read more »

University Of Auckland Leads Project To Combat RSV, Flu By Applying Covid-19 Lessons

Press Release – University of Auckland

New Zealand’s expertise tracking Covid-19 is being applied to influenza and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) in a $9.8 million project to learn how to stop the spread of respiratory viruses. Read more »

No Community Cases; 4 New Cases Of COVID-19, And One Historical Case In Managed Isolation In Two Days

Press Release – Ministry of Health

1 August 2021

There are no cases of COVID-19 to report in the community today.

There are four new cases of COVID-19 to report in recent returnees, and also one historical case, in managed isolation facilities since the Ministry’s last update on Friday. Read more »

Over 3,500 People Vaccinated So Far On First Day Of Mass Vaccination Event

Press Release – Northern Region Health Coordination Centre

Over 3,500 people have received their vaccination so far at the country’s first mass vaccination event in south Auckland today, with three hours of the first day remaining. Read more »

No Community Cases; 2 New Cases Of COVID-19, One Historical Case, In Managed Isolation

Press Release – Ministry of Health

There are no cases of COVID-19 to report in the community today.

There are two new cases of COVID-19 to report in recent returnees, and also one historical case, in managed isolation facilities. Read more »

University Of Auckland Leads International Study Researching Early Childhood Brain Development

Press Release – University of Auckland

An International consortium led by Professor Sir Peter Gluckman of the University of Auckland has been awarded a multi-million-dollar, multi-year contract as part of a program aimed at providing major breakthroughs to predict critical aspects of children’s brain development. Read more »

Getting Preschoolers On Board With Science Of Vision Testing

Press Release – University of Auckland

A novel device designed by researchers at the Auckland Bioengineering Institute (ABI) to test the eyesight of pre-schoolers has been awarded $1.2 million in the Health Research Council (HRC) Project grants, which will enable the researchers to put the technology to the test in childcare centres in south Auckland. Read more »

No Community Cases; 5 New Cases Of COVID-19 In Managed Isolation

Press Release – Ministry of Health

There are no cases of COVID-19 to report in the community today.

There are five new cases of COVID-19 to report today in recent returnees in managed isolation facilities. Read more »

Pasifika Researchers Collaborate In First Cross-sectoral Pacific Child Wellbeing Study

Press Release – Moana Research

A collaboration of Pacific experts across a range of disciplines focused on children’s health & development has been awarded a Health Research Council Pacific Health Project grant of $1.17m to explore a cross-sectoral approach to measuring and improving child wellbeing. Read more »

No Community Cases; One Case Of COVID-19 In Managed Isolation

Press Release – Ministry of Health

There are no cases of COVID-19 to report in the community in New Zealand today.

There is one positive case of COVID-19 to report today in a recent returnee in a managed isolation facility. Read more »

New Deputy Commissioners Appointed To The HDC

Press Release – Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Health and Disability Commissioner Morag McDowell welcomes the appointment of two new Deputy Health and Disability Commissioners to her office. Read more »

No Community Cases; 1 Case Of COVID-19 In Managed Isolation

Press Release – Ministry of Health

There are no cases of COVID-19 to report in the community in New Zealand today.

There is one case to report today in a managed isolation facility. Read more »

New Zealand First Hepatitis C Test And Treat Service In Community Pharmacies

Press Release – Northland District Health Board

In a New Zealand first, and coinciding with World Hepatitis Day, a new free* Test and Treat programme for New Zealanders with hepatitis C infection is being launched in community pharmacies across the Northern Region. Testing and treatment will be easier and more accessible than ever before. Read more »

No Community Cases; 3 Historical Cases Of COVID-19 In Managed Isolation; Taranaki Wastewater Update

Press Release – Ministry of Health

There are no cases of COVID-19 to report in the community or in managed isolation in New Zealand today.

There are three historical cases of COVID-19 to report today in recent returnees in managed isolation facilities. Read more »

‘Cure-a-Country’ Viral Hepatitis Elimination

Press Release – Global Health New Zealand

Niue leads the world with the first hepatitis B and C population screen

Global Health New Zealand (GHNZ) announces a milestone in the implementation of the first Pacific “Cure-a-Country” viral hepatitis elimination project. Read more »

No Community Cases; 2 New Cases In Managed Isolation; 2 Historical Cases; Taranaki Wastewater Update

Press Release – Ministry of Health

There are no cases of COVID-19 to report in the community in New Zealand today.

There are two positive cases of COVID-19 to report in managed isolation facilities and two new historical cases aboard the ship the Playa Zahara. Read more »

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