Health Headlines

Science Deadline: climate talks, NZ household emissions

Column – Science Media Centre

SMC Science Deadline: COP21 climate talks, NZ’s households emissions and AusSMC turns 10 Issue 354, 27 Nov 2015 In this issue: Top news from the Science Media Centre’s news sharing platform. Anti-fat attitudes shaped early in life Voluntary … Read more »

Resilient Regions For A Resilient New Zealand

Speech – New Zealand First Party

It is a pleasure to be here in Invercargill at the Working Mens Club, scene of the 2011 election campaign leak of the teapot tapes contents. You were first to know then, you are going to be first to know now. Read more »

Doctors and physicians to march for a healthier future

Press Release – Royal Australasian College of Physicians

Physicians from across Australia and New Zealand will participate in this weekends Peoples Climate March as part the Doctors for Climate Action campaign coordinated by the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP). The Doctors for Climate Action … Read more »

Smallest schools and communities have biggest hearts

Press Release – LifePod

New Zealands low decile and smallest schools have been among the most generous when it comes to helping to save lives, as they fundraise to support Mondiale LifePod infant incubators. Read more »

What do the Smokefree laws mean for workplaces?

Press Release – Community and Public Health West Coast

Less than one in five New Zealand adults smoke tobacco. This means that there may be one or more smokers in many workplaces. The government has committed to the goal of Smokefree Aotearoa by 2025 so that our children and grandchildren will be free … Read more »

FGC admires Wrigley’s dental work

Press Release – Food and Grocery Council

The NZ Food & Grocery Council congratulates the Wrigley Company Foundation on its Community Service Grants for 2015. The foundations judges recently awarded US$23,000 (about NZ$35,000) in grants to communities, including Northland, Auckland, … Read more »

New disability event brings people together

Press Release – ImagineBetter

Disabled people, families and organisations are now equipped with the ideas, enthusiasm and skills to build connections in their communities, after attending the ImagineBetter Assemblies. Read more »

Guideline for reducing antibiotic prescribing

Press Release – Best Practice Advocacy Centre

Guideline for reducing antibiotic prescribing in self-limiting respiratory tract infections Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne says a new guideline will help to support General Practitioners in adopting delayed or no antibiotic prescribing strategies … Read more »

UC appoints new Distinguished Professor

Press Release – University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury has elevated one of New Zealands top science communicators and pre-eminent marine scientists to the rank of Distinguished Professor. Read more »

White Ribbon Day focus on healthy, respectful relationships

Press Release – Taranaki District Health Board

Taranaki DHB is supporting the week of White Ribbon Day, Wednesday 25 November, with a number of displays at Taranaki Base Hospital, including three 18-metre white ribbons outside the main entrance of Taranaki Base Hospital and two exhibitions in the main … Read more »

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