Health Headlines

The War against The Lancet: When Medicine and Politics Mix

Article – Binoy Kampmark

Hate, disgrace, and pitiful editorial standards. Are these the terms to be ascribed to The Lancet , which, bar a few blemishes has shown a distinguished pedigree in the world of medical research? Stroppy academics have made an argument than an open … Read more »

NZSF complicit in Israel’s war crimes in Gaza

Article – Vacy Vlazna

I am gravely concerned that the NZ Super Fund (NZSF) shocking decision to not exclude Israel Chemicals from divestment blatantly violates the Responsibilities: Read more »

New laboratory service for lower North Island

Press Release – Capital and Coast District Health Board

The lower North Island will have a new integrated community and hospital laboratory service from 1 November. The new service will see laboratory equipment upgraded in the region which will improve patient experiences, turnaround times, and access to … Read more »

New Zealand’s Best Eggs Awarded Last Night

Press Release – Business and Community Shares

Three of New Zealands most well known companies: Fonterra, Deloitte and The Warehouse were last night crowned Good Business Eggs in recognition of their work in the community sector. Whilst these companies might be better known for the scale … Read more »

Plunket lends its support to World Immunisation Week

Press Release – New Zealand Plunket Society

Plunket says World Immunisation Week, which kicks off today (24 April), is a wonderful opportunity to promote the importance of immunisation to communities throughout New Zealand. Read more »

More Council funding for community initiatives

Press Release – Wellington City Council

Wellington City Councils Community Sport and Recreation Committee has approved funding from its Social and Recreation Fund for 28 community groups. Read more »

Delivering Value through Good Financial Management

Press Release – The Treasury

Speech delivered to the CPA Australia, Business Lunch, in Wellington by the Secretary to the Treasury, Gabriel Makhlouf, 22 April 2015. Read more »

Purebread applauds new Glyphosate research

Press Release – Media PA

The World Health Organisation has announced that the active ingredient of Roundup, glyphosate, as being probably carcinogenic to humans. Read more »

Aged 15 – 18? Want to make a difference?

Press Release – Youthline

The free programme aims to increase confidence, provide job opportunities and develop new friendships for young people, via a variety of team activities and creative projects that will provide challenges and opportunities for attendees to develop key life … Read more »

Health warnings removed from two Canterbury lakes

Press Release – Canterbury District Health Board

22 April 2015 The Community and Public Health division of the Canterbury District Health Board has lifted its algal bloom health warnings for Lake Forsyth and Pegasus Lake. Both warnings were issued in February 2015. Recent water testing at Lake Forsyth … Read more »

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