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Government urged to act on child health recommendations

Wednesday, 30 April 2014, 4:34 pm | College of Public Health Medicine

The New Zealand College of Public Health Medicine is urging the government to act on all the Health Select Committee's recommendations to improve health outcomes and prevent child abuse for children under three years old. More >>

Doctors Warn of Severe Health Impacts from Climate Change

Thursday, 13 March 2014, 4:42 pm | College of Public Health Medicine

New Zealand public health doctors are warning there will be severe health impacts from Climate Change and are calling for urgent action from all levels of society. More >>

Improving NZ housing for winter is good for the economy

Tuesday, 6 August 2013, 12:40 pm | College of Public Health Medicine

The standard of housing in New Zealand needs to be significantly improved to reduce demands on the health system, according to the NZ College of Public Health Medicine. More >>

NZ Public Health Doctors Say Water Fluoridation Best Option

Wednesday, 5 June 2013, 10:28 am | College of Public Health Medicine

The New Zealand College of Public Health Medicine is endorsing community water fluoridation as an important public health measure to prevent tooth decay and reduce health inequalities. More >>

Extra Government Spending On Rheumatic Fever Welcomed

Monday, 6 May 2013, 3:05 pm | College of Public Health Medicine

The New Zealand College of Public Health Medicine has welcomed this morning’s announcement the Government is spending an extra $21.3 M to fight rheumatic fever. More >>

Flu Warning

Tuesday, 23 April 2013, 9:32 am | College of Public Health Medicine

The influenza season is heading to New Zealand and the NZ College of Public Health Medicine is warning people to get vaccinated as soon as possible. More >>

Social And Economic Costs Of Not Reducing Child Poverty

Wednesday, 10 April 2013, 9:42 am | College of Public Health Medicine

The social and economic consequences of not taking action to reduce child poverty in New Zealand are too costly to everyone, according to the NZ College of Public Health Medicine. President Dr Julia Peters says the level of persistent child poverty ... More >>

Affordable Housing The Key To Good Health

Wednesday, 23 January 2013, 11:41 am | College of Public Health Medicine

New Zealanders would have fewer health problems if there was an adequate supply of affordable, healthy housing, says The New Zealand College of Public Health Medicine. More >>

Let’s not sacrifice our future

Thursday, 30 August 2012, 9:22 am | College of Public Health Medicine

The New Zealand College of Public Health Medicine (NZCPHM) supports the ‘direction of travel’ recommended in the consultation document released by the Office of the Children’s Commissioner on 28 August. With 22% of New Zealand children living in ... More >>

NZCPHM Advocates Spending Less on Health Care

Sunday, 1 April 2012, 1:27 pm | College of Public Health Medicine

The NZMA and the Child Poverty Action Group have called for the government to take action to address rates of child poverty and consequent ill health. Now the NZCPHM adds its voice to call for stronger prevention efforts to address health inequalities. More >>

Christmas In A Carton

Saturday, 17 December 2011, 2:12 pm | College of Public Health Medicine

A significant number of children in NZ are living in circumstances where their nutritional needs are not being met. The NZ College of Public Health Medicine welcomes the introduction of the ‘milk in schools programme’ by Fonterra. Dr Julia Peters, President of ... More >>

November 21st is Public Health Thank You Day

Saturday, 19 November 2011, 12:06 pm | College of Public Health Medicine

MEDIA RELEASE 19 November 2011 November 21st is Public Health Thank You Day 21st November is Public Health Thank You Day[i]. It gives us the opportunity to recognise the on-going efforts of those who work behind the scenes to ensure the population ... More >>

NZ College of Public Health Medicine appoints new Manager

Friday, 2 September 2011, 11:21 am | College of Public Health Medicine

The NZ College of Public Health Medicine is pleased to announce the appointment of Jane Dancer as General Manager. More >>

Public health and the re-emergence of Christchurch

Monday, 22 August 2011, 1:09 pm | College of Public Health Medicine

With continuing aftershocks and some Christchurch residents still coping with very basic living conditions, it is timely that the New Zealand College of Public Health Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting in Wellington this week will be examining how ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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