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Ministry's Meningitis Data at Odds With Minister's

Friday, 12 November 2004, 11:23 am | Beyond Alternative Solutions

"The Ministry of Health is singing from a different hymn book to the Minister in deliberately trying to obfuscate the facts surrounding the meningococcal disease debate," says independent risk and policy analyst, Ron Law. More >>

Meningococcal Disease at 10 to 13 Year Lows

Wednesday, 27 October 2004, 11:11 am | Beyond Alternative Solutions

"Detailed analysis of Ministry of Health data reveals that notified meningococcal disease cases are at a 10 year low, and deaths are at a 13 year low," says risk & policy analyst Ron Law. More >>

There Are No Designated Drivers In Medicine

Friday, 22 October 2004, 10:33 am | Beyond Alternative Solutions

There Are No Designated Drivers In Medicine Ron Law - Risk & Policy Analyst Beyond Alternative Solutions More >>

Dramatic Meningococcal Decline Continues

Tuesday, 12 October 2004, 10:23 am | Beyond Alternative Solutions

"The continued dramatic decline in meningococcal disease cases and deaths is very good news for New Zealanders," says risk & policy analyst Ron Law. More >>

Meningococcal B Cases and Deaths Decline Naturally

Friday, 24 September 2004, 12:01 am | Beyond Alternative Solutions

Meningococcal B Cases and Deaths Decline -- Naturally Beyond Alternative Solutions "If the Ministry of Health wants to be taken seriously by the public and politicians, then it has to be honest in its risk communications," says risk and policy analyst, ... More >>

An Evidence Based Perspective on Dog Bites

Monday, 13 September 2004, 8:38 am | Beyond Alternative Solutions

The chance of being killed by an animal, including dogs, is so small that the risk is within de minimis thresholds and does not register on any public health Richter Scale," says risk and policy analyst Ron Law. More >>

Release of A2 Milk Summary Welcomed... But

Thursday, 19 August 2004, 11:50 am | Beyond Alternative Solutions

"The posting of the censored Lay Summary on the government's Food Safety Authority website is a welcome move and vindicates calls for an inquiry into why the NZFSA falsified Professor Swinburn's report in the first place," says Ron Law [09-832 ... More >>

Confession: We Toned Down The A2 Milk Report

Wednesday, 18 August 2004, 10:18 am | Beyond Alternative Solutions

"The confession that the NZFSA censored the Lay Summary from the A2 Milk Report is not only confirmation of the fact that it has deliberately mislead the public of New Zealand, but has reinforced calls for an inquiry as to why they deliberately ... More >>

Beyond Alternative Solutions

Monday, 16 August 2004, 10:12 am | Beyond Alternative Solutions

Emerging reports suggest that the New Zealand Food Safety Authority (NZFSA) has not only falsified Professor Swinburn's report on the health benefits of A2 milk, but has systematically mislead the public of New Zealand into believing that Swinburn ... More >>

Ministry of Health Grandstanding

Wednesday, 22 January 2003, 10:06 am | Beyond Alternative Solutions

"Whilst the Ministry of Healths 'urgent' recall of some Chinese Herbal Remedies is about time, its timing is politically motivated coinciding impeccably with the 20th anniversary of CER," said dietary supplement industry advisor, Ron Law. More >>

Medical Association Demonstrates Bias

Friday, 13 September 2002, 10:37 am | Beyond Alternative Solutions

The research academics from the Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences and the Medical Association are concerned that the natural substance Echinacea could trigger allergic reactions -- so can 150 common every day foods. Do they want them ... More >>




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