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Kiwis Warned To Be Vigilant As Data Shows Severe Respiratory Infection Hospitalisations Growing

Monday, 27 May 2024, 8:15 pm | GSK New Zealand

Data from govt health research agency Institute of Environmental Science & Research (ESR) shows the number of hospitalisations from severe respiratory illness, including acute conditions such as COVID-19, influenza, and RSV last year, peaked at levels ... More >>

Expansion Of Vaccine Programme Needed To Support NZ’s Ageing Population - Research

Wednesday, 6 March 2024, 10:49 am | GSK New Zealand

Vaccine programmes may need to be expanded to protect older Kiwis, Māori and the immunocompromised against a potentially debilitating disease, according to a population health academic. The call comes as new research into the shingles virus shows that ... More >>

New Zealand Infant Immunisation Coverage Declining - Data

Monday, 9 November 2020, 8:17 am | GSK New Zealand

Health experts are warning new data showing a decline in immunisation coverage could mean thousands of New Zealand infants are unprotected from serious, but vaccine-preventable illnesses [1] , [2] . New Ministry of Health statistics show a drop in the vaccination ... More >>

Kiwi Parents Unaware Of Child’s Meningococcal Vaccination Status - Research

Thursday, 23 April 2020, 4:28 pm | GSK New Zealand

Health experts say more needs to be done to raise awareness among Kiwi parents of the risks of meningococcal disease with new research showing many lack understanding of the need to vaccinate and are unaware of whether their children have been immunised ... More >>

Protecting Students Against Meningococcal B

Thursday, 31 October 2019, 3:42 pm | GSK New Zealand

Health experts are calling for secondary schools to take a greater role in preventing the spread of meningococcal B with new figures showing a rise in the number of confirmed cases this year. [1] More >>

Thousands of Kiwis Living with Asthma at Risk

Sunday, 4 August 2019, 12:01 pm | GSK New Zealand

Thousands of Kiwi adults living with common respiratory diseases such as asthma risk potentially life-threatening complications from whooping cough this winter. More >>

Sponsors Key to Career Advancement for Women - Expert

Monday, 19 November 2018, 7:07 pm | GSK New Zealand

Leadership programmes are not meeting the career needs of many New Zealand women according to a local expert. More >>

NZ Head of Pharmaceutical Company GSK Signals Move

Monday, 15 October 2018, 10:25 am | GSK New Zealand

The New Zealand head of one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies has signalled a move into governance roles. Anna Stove, general manager of GSK NZ has significant global business experience and a successful track record in leading and ... More >>

Corporate Philanthropy Changing for Ethical Investors

Tuesday, 24 July 2018, 8:09 pm | GSK New Zealand

Corporate Philanthropy Changing to meet Needs of Ethical Investors - Expert A trend towards greater transparency in company reporting driven by ethical investors and millennial workers is changing the nature of corporate philanthropy, according to ... More >>

More Kiwi Children Being Hospitalised with Asthma - Report

Tuesday, 1 May 2018, 8:10 am | GSK New Zealand

Parents are being warned to be more vigilant in managing their children’s asthma with a new report showing increasing numbers of Kiwi children being hospitalised for the disease. More >>

‘Rainbow Diversity’ Lacking in Kiwi Workplaces - Expert

Friday, 16 February 2018, 11:35 am | GSK New Zealand

More needs to be done to encourage rainbow diversity in the workplace according to the NZ head of one of the world’s largest healthcare companies and a prominent diversity advocate. More >>

Effectiveness of Medicine for Kiwis with Asthma

Thursday, 30 November 2017, 3:51 pm | GSK New Zealand

A new study has found that a recently funded asthma medicine is almost twice as likely to control the symptoms of the disease than the usual medications3 taken by patients each day. More >>

New Interactive Tool to Help Kiwis Living with HIV

Tuesday, 28 November 2017, 1:00 pm | GSK New Zealand

Kiwis living with HIV will now have access to a new interactive tool to help them overcome a range of treatment barriers and better communicate with their healthcare providers. The introduction of the tool into New Zealand follows the release of a ... More >>

Culturally Based Programmes Needed to Reduce Asthma

Monday, 13 November 2017, 10:23 am | GSK New Zealand

Culturally targeted healthcare programmes based in churches and on marae are needed to help reduce the impact of severe asthma in Pasifika and Māori communities according to local experts. More >>

NZ Businesses Fall Behind In Social Responsibility

Monday, 17 July 2017, 12:06 pm | GSK New Zealand

Some of New Zealand’s largest businesses are lagging behind their international counterparts in their levels of corporate social responsibility (CSR) according to new data. More >>

Concern regarding lack of conversation around HIV in NZ

Thursday, 1 December 2016, 10:12 am | GSK New Zealand

Stigma and silence about sexual health has seen an increase in the number of New Zealanders contracting HIV, according to a local expert. More >>

Check immunisations - NZ whooping cough cases double

Thursday, 14 April 2016, 4:58 pm | GSK New Zealand

Two Starship paediatric specialists are warning Kiwi parents to ensure their children are vaccinated against whooping cough after new figures show New Zealand cases are up by over 108% for the same time last year. More >>

Fiji faces disease outbreak risk following Cyclone Winston

Friday, 18 March 2016, 5:30 pm | GSK New Zealand

A New Zealand medical expert says Fiji locals will need to prepare for potential post-disaster disease outbreaks including typhoid and dengue fever as the island nation enters a critical stage following the devastation left by cyclone Winston. More >>

GSK with new business model for the pharmaceutical industry

Thursday, 21 January 2016, 12:38 pm | GSK New Zealand

Delivering on its commitment to increase transparency and introduce a new model for medical education More >>

COPD to become third leading cause of death by 2030

Wednesday, 18 November 2015, 9:42 am | GSK New Zealand

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is set to become the third leading cause of death worldwide in the next 15 years [1] , and New Zealand currently has the second highest hospitalisation rate for the disease in the OECD [2] . More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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