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World Breastfeeding Week – Big-Latch-On celebration

Sunday, 29 July 2018, 11:37 am | Women's Health Action

World Breastfeeding Week – Big-Latch-On celebration McFaddens Centre, Christchurch The first week in August is World Breastfeeding Week. The World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action theme for 2018 celebrates breastfeeding as a secure foundation of lifelong ... More >>

The ‘Big Latch On’ is on target to break another record

Tuesday, 16 July 2013, 5:02 pm | Women's Health Action

Women’s Health Action has coordinated the Big Latch On throughout Aotearoa New Zealand since 2005 with funding provided by the Ministry of Health. Recently the Big Latch On went global and Aotearoa New Zealand is now joined by 21 other participating ... More >>

Concern about public safety in osteoporosis clinical trial

Wednesday, 12 June 2013, 12:20 pm | Women's Health Action

‘Women’s Health Action is concerned that an osteoporosis drug trial run by University of Auckland has exaggerated the risk of osteoporosis to attract women participants and downplayed the risks associated with the trial drug’ says Gill Sanson from ... More >>

New Zealand’s breastfeeding women take the lead

Tuesday, 31 July 2012, 5:02 pm | Women's Health Action

Tomorrow will mark the start of the 20th annual celebration of World Breastfeeding Week, which runs from the 1st – 7th of August. “New Zealand certainly has reason celebrate, with recent Plunket research showing New Zealand's breastfeeding rates ... More >>

Violence against women in New Zealand focus of UN Committee

Friday, 20 July 2012, 2:45 pm | Women's Health Action

‘Violence against women was a major concern for the UN Committee reviewing the status of women in New Zealand, when it met yesterday’ says Julie Radford-Poupard, one of the non-government representatives at the United Nations this week. More >>

Women’s health & human rights on the line in welfare reform

Wednesday, 29 February 2012, 12:45 pm | Women's Health Action

“Punishing mums who have another child while on a benefit by forcing them to be available for paid work after one year is a human rights issue and is likely to be bad for their health” says Christy Parker, Policy Analyst at Women’s Health Action. More >>

Christchurch Group Supports Big Latch On

Tuesday, 3 August 2010, 5:42 pm | Women's Health Action

The young parents’ breastfeeding group in Christchurch is encouraging mums to join them in a record-breaking breastfeeding attempt on Friday. The group also features on nationwide publicity about the Big Latch On, coordinated by Women’s Health Action. More >>

 

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