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South Korea to adopt New Zealand’s Medical Workforce Forecasting Model

Posted: 17.10.2017
Researchers from the Korean Academy of Medical Sciences visited the Ministry of Health recently to study its Medical Workforce Forecasting Model.

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New tent hospital boosts NZ’s disaster response

Posted: 13.10.2017
A high-tech tent hospital has improved New Zealand’s ability to save lives and give emergency health care when disasters strike at home or in the wider South-West Pacific region. 

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How useful is that health app?

Posted: 11.10.2017
There are many health apps on the market, and it can be difficult for clinicians or consumers to know which ones to recommend or use. A health app provides information, advice and feedback on health, fitness or wellbeing. It can be downloaded onto a smart phone or other mobile device.

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World Obesity Day - get active and eat healthy

Posted: 11.10.2017
World Obesity Day is observed globally on 11 October to promote practical solutions to end the global obesity crisis. It is organised by the World Obesity Federation, which represents professional members of the scientific, medical and research communities from over 50 regional and national obesity associations.

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Measles and rubella officially eliminated in New Zealand

Posted: 05.10.2017
New Zealand has won international praise for successfully eliminating endemic measles and rubella for the first time.

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Latest Healthy Families NZ Update

Posted: 05.10.2017
The latest Healthy Families NZ Update features eight stories from around New Zealand about how the life-supporting capacity of wai (water) is celebrated.

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New insights into Māori women smoking

Posted: 04.10.2017
To reduce the smoking rates for New Zealanders our approach has been based on international best practices. While these approaches have had a significant effect for most groups, the smoking rates for Māori remain relatively high.

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Student wins award for contact lenses design that prevent epileptic seizures

Posted: 04.10.2017
Canterbury student Logan Williams has won a Ministry of Health-sponsored Eureka! scholarship for his innovative medical-grade polarised contact lenses that can help prevent epileptic seizures.

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Review of National Travel Assistance Policy

Posted: 02.10.2017
The Ministry of Health is beginning a review of the policy which guides the National Travel Assistance Scheme.

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Working groups formed for detailed design of disability support system

Posted: 29.09.2017
There are more than 20 working groups which have been formed to work on the detailed design of the transformed disability support system.

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