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College Of Public Health Medicine Deeply Concerned At Cuts To Warmer KiwiHomes Scheme

Friday, 7 June 2024, 8:40 am | NZ College of Public Health Medicine

The New Zealand College of Public Health Medicine (NZCPHM) is deeply concerned at budget cuts that will result in scaling back of the Warmer Kiwi Homes scheme. More >>

NZCPHM Welcomes Police Commissioner’s Calls For Improved Policies To Reduce Harms From Alcohol & Highlights Cancer Link

Wednesday, 5 June 2024, 3:41 pm | NZ College of Public Health Medicine

In addition to a being key contributing factor in crimes of violence, homicide and family abuse, alcohol also causes a range of harms to health. Alcohol harm in Aotearoa New Zealand is highly inequitable, with worse outcomes for Māori, children, young ... More >>

Public Health Medicine College Urges The Government To Follow Australia’s Lead In Banning The Use Of Engineered Stone

Monday, 29 January 2024, 2:52 pm | NZ College of Public Health Medicine

The New Zealand College of Public Health Medicine strongly urges the Government to follow Australia’s lead in banning the use of engineered stone. Late last year, Australia became the first country to announce a ban on the use of engineered stone, ... More >>

Health For Everyone | Ō Tātou Hauora

Tuesday, 5 December 2023, 2:09 pm | NZ College of Public Health Medicine

“Spending on public health measures must be seen as an investment, not a cost burden, and is critical to reducing demand for health care services.” said says Sir Collin Tukuitonga, President of the New Zealand College of Public Health Medicine ... More >>

Let’s Strengthen Measures Aimed At Changing Aotearoa New Zealand’s Drinking Culture And Reducing Alcohol Harm

Thursday, 29 September 2022, 6:40 pm | NZ College of Public Health Medicine

New Zealand’s public health experts are calling for concerted actions to reduce the significant harm caused to people, whānau and communities by Aotearoa New Zealand’s drinking culture and environment. “Unfortunately, the objectives of the current ... More >>

New Directions For Water Fluoridation

Wednesday, 27 July 2022, 4:40 pm | NZ College of Public Health Medicine

The New Zealand College of Public Health Medicine (NZCPHM) welcomes the announcement that the Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield has made directions under the Health Act to 14 local authorities to add fluoride to some or all of their water ... More >>

Adding Folic Acid To Bread Flour An Important Step To Prevent Unnecessary Health Risks.

Thursday, 8 July 2021, 3:32 pm | NZ College of Public Health Medicine

The New Zealand College of Public Health Medicine welcomes today’s announcement that the addition of the B vitamin, folic acid, to non-organic bread-making wheat flour has been approved. This is an important opportunity to address a preventable ... More >>

Public Health Experts Say New Zealanders Should Get Vaccinated As Soon As The Vaccine Is Available

Thursday, 27 May 2021, 6:39 am | NZ College of Public Health Medicine

Getting vaccinated against COVID-19 should be everyone’s top priority in 2021, says the New Zealand College of Public Health Medicine (NZCPHM). The College’s members have been part of the frontline of defending the country against the COVID-19 ... More >>

Let’s Ramp Up Efforts To Make Aotearoa Smoke Free By 2025

Thursday, 15 April 2021, 5:12 pm | NZ College of Public Health Medicine

The College of Public Health Medicine welcomes the announcement by the Government of the development of a Smokefree 2025 Action Plan to speed the country towards achievement of its Smokefree 2025 goal. As a country, we are making progress to reduce the level ... More >>

Stronger Focus On Population Health Is Long Overdue, The College Of Public Health Medicine Says

Tuesday, 16 June 2020, 5:22 pm | NZ College of Public Health Medicine

A much stronger focus on population health as indicated by The Health and Disability System review is long overdue and an essential component of a revamped New Zealand health system, the College of Public Health Medicine says. The review stresses the ... More >>

 
 
 
 
 

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