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No New Community Cases; 3 Cases Of COVID-19 In Managed Isolation

Published: Sun 11 Apr 2021 01:51 PM
There are no new COVID-19 community cases to report today and three new positive COVID-19 border-related cases in managed isolation since our last update yesterday. Update on the border-related positive COVID-19 case The source investigation into ... Read more...

Experts Demand Compulsory Licensing For Generic Production Of A Drug Against Covid-19

Published: Sat 10 Apr 2021 05:01 PM
Should not a medicine (Remdesivir) that has shown lifesaving effect in certain cases of Covid-19 be made available to all those who need it without delay? Even if Big Pharma has a patent, there are provisions in the global trade treaties that allow ... Read more...

No New Community Cases; 10 Cases Of COVID-19 In Managed Isolation

Published: Sat 10 Apr 2021 01:00 PM
There are no new COVID-19 community cases to report today and 10 new positive COVID-19 border-related cases in managed isolation since our last update yesterday. Update on the border-related positive COVID-19 case There are no new positive cases from ... Read more...

Update On Border-related Case; Crew Member Under Investigation On Ship

Published: Sat 10 Apr 2021 05:20 AM
9 April 2021 The case investigation into the border-related COVID-19 case in a worker at the Grand Millennium managed isolation facility continues. The person’s further test results are expected to give health authorities a better understanding of this ... Read more...

Cancer Society Supports Sunscreen (Product Safety Standard) Bill

Published: Fri 9 Apr 2021 01:45 PM
The Cancer Society of New Zealand notes National Party MP Todd Muller's Sunscreen (Product Safety Standard) Bill has passed its first reading and has been referred to Select Committee. "Australia and New Zealand have the highest skin cancer ... Read more...

No New Community Cases; 6 Cases Of COVID-19 In Managed Isolation

Published: Fri 9 Apr 2021 01:02 PM
There are no new COVID-19 community cases to report today and 6 new positive COVID-19 border-related cases in managed isolation since our last update yesterday. Update on the border-related positive COVID-19 case Yesterday we reported a new border-related ... Read more...

Kaumātua Research Drives $1.4m Funding Award

Published: Fri 9 Apr 2021 09:19 AM
 Te Arawa Whānau Ora (TAWO) are part of a research partnership that will receive over $1.4m to help support injury prevention and rehabilitation research for the region’s ageing Māori population. The research is funded by the Health ... Read more...

Border-related Case Confirmed As Current Case

Published: Thu 8 Apr 2021 05:58 PM
The new border-related COVID-19 case reported earlier today is now confirmed as a current case after today’s test result returned positive. Other test results we have today of four members from an adjoining house have returned negative. A co-worker ... Read more...

Group 3 Vaccine Access For People Living With HIV In NZ

Published: Thu 8 Apr 2021 04:13 PM
We are calling on the government of New Zealand to include People living with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) as part of the group 3 vaccine rollout - people who are at risk of getting very sick from COVID-19. We have reached out to the Ministers ... Read more...

Applications Open For New Consumer Council Members

Published: Thu 8 Apr 2021 03:06 PM
The MidCentral DHB Consumer Council is recruiting new members as it continues to advocate for the involvement of MidCentral communities in the development, design and delivery of services. Individuals with proven leadership skills and a passion ... Read more...
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