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Waikato People Vulnerable To Deadly Flu

Monday, 27 April 2009, 3:29 pm | Waikato Primary Health

Waikato people are especially vulnerable to deadly ‘flu strains but are slow to take advantage of the available vaccination. The serious viruses circulating this winter are: H3N2 which killed six children in Australia last year, the H1N1 a variant ... More >>

Primary care grad. nursing internships successful

Thursday, 9 October 2008, 4:21 pm | Waikato Primary Health

Earlier this year, in a national first, six Waikato nursing graduates entered paid primary health care internships. The nurses are now in their second placements within various urban and rural health care providers and are thriving. More >>

Celebrity cooking competition in Waikato

Tuesday, 16 September 2008, 2:52 pm | Waikato Primary Health

Olympic rowers Mahe Drysdale and Juliette Haigh of Rowing New Zealand competed in a cooking competition recently to help launch two new healthy lifestyle programmes 'Get Cooking' and 'Community Health Coaches (CHC)'. More >>

Mahe Drysdale & Juliette Haigh cook up a storm

Tuesday, 16 September 2008, 10:05 am | Waikato Primary Health

Olympic rowers Mahe Drysdale and Juliette Haigh of Rowing New Zealand competed in a cooking competition recently to help launch two new healthy lifestyle programmes 'Get Cooking' and 'Community Health Coaches (CHC)'. More >>

Learning to Cook Could Save Your Life

Friday, 29 August 2008, 11:00 am | Waikato Primary Health

Two new healthy lifestyle programmes 'Get Cooking' and 'Community Health Coaches (CHC)' are being launched by Waikato Primary Health to help improve the nutritional and lifestyle behaviours of Waikato residents. More >>

Free Oral Health Programme Deeper Than Root Canals

Monday, 18 August 2008, 1:15 pm | Waikato Primary Health

A pilot scheme '100 Healthy Smiles' has enabled one hundred and seventy low income adults living in the Waikato to access free oral health care, resulting in significant personal benefits and financial returns of $130,000 to the Government. More >>

Survey: More People Access Low Cost Primary Care

Monday, 7 July 2008, 3:45 pm | Waikato Primary Health

Recent results from the Ministry of Health's NZ Health Survey of 17,000 kiwis indicate most adults and children have access to primary health care. But what is primary health care? More >>

Primary Care Top Of Global Health Agenda

Wednesday, 11 June 2008, 9:47 am | Waikato Primary Health

There are many lessons learned from the way 191 countries were able to negotiate their way to agreement and make progress at the World Health Assembly in Geneva according to Waikato Primary Health chief executive Shelley Campbell. More >>

Successful Lifestyle Programmes Just For Men

Tuesday, 3 June 2008, 10:07 am | Waikato Primary Health

Three years ago a group of Waikato men made plans to help men redefine their lives using a male perspective, resulting in a successful pilot scheme consisting of two outreach programmes funded by Waikato Primary Health. More >>

Successful Lifestyle Programmes Just For Men

Tuesday, 3 June 2008, 9:44 am | Waikato Primary Health

Three years ago a group of Waikato men made plans to help men redefine their lives using a male perspective, resulting in a successful pilot scheme consisting of two outreach programmes funded by Waikato Primary Health. More >>

 
 
 
 
 

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