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18 Nov 2021
Media release 18 November 2021 New information available to support children returning to school from lockdown As Auckland children return to school post lockdown information about how to reassure any child feeling a bit anxious can now be found on the KidsHealth…
17 Nov 2021
Media release 17 November 2021 Keep preterm babies with their mothers, says Paediatric Society Some preterm babies should be kept with their mothers rather than taken to neonatal or special care units, says the Paediatric Society of New Zealand (PSNZ). Paediatric…
15 Nov 2021
Media release 15 November 2021 Research paper on neonatal breastfeeding wins award A research paper on nutritional management of moderate to late preterm babies has won Liggins Institute PhD candidate Tanith Alexander the Paediatric Society’s New Investigator…
15 Nov 2021
Media release 14 November 2021 Diabetes technology should be available for all children, says Paediatric Society The Paediatric Society of New Zealand is calling for improved access to diabetes technology for all children with diabetes as part of World Diabetes…
11 Nov 2021
New information available to reassure wāhine about the Covid-19 vaccine and pregnancy 11 November 2021 Information to reassure wāhine concerned about getting the Covid-19 vaccination while they are hapū can now be found on the KidsHealth website at…
21 Sep 2021
Media release 21 September 2021 New programme aims to improve respiratory outcomes for tamariki A new programme called ‘Koira 4 Rukahukahu’ or ‘Lungs 4 Life’ has recently been launched by the Northern Regional Alliance encompassing the three Auckland Metro DHBs…
07 Sep 2021
Kia ora koutou katoa Please find attached our current media release titled ‘Doctors Stand Up for Vaccination’. We welcome enquiries from all media outlets for our Aotearoa NZ President Dr George Laking. Ngā mihi nui Paula Birnie Senior Executive Officer | Member…
23 Aug 2021
Tēnā koe, Please find attached a RACP Media Release. Reset for equity: First dose of COVID-19 vaccines for Māori and Pasifika The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) tautoko the call of Te Rōpū Whakakaupapa Urutā for Māori and Pasifika to be…
30 Jul 2021
Share the joy of breastfeeding say child health organisations New Zealand Breastfeeding Alliance (NZBA), the NZ College of Midwives and the Paediatric Society have joined forces to remind New Zealanders that breastfeeding should be a shared responsibility. World…
08 Jul 2021
Media release Thursday 8 July 2021 Paediatric Society pleased with new moves to prevent Spina Bifida The Paediatric Society of New Zealand (PSNZ) welcomes the announcement today by Food Safety Minister Dr Ayesha Verrall, that wheat flour will have mandatory…
17 Dec 2020
UNDER EMBARGO UNTIL 17 HAKIHEA DECEMBER 2020 6AM NZDT RACP MEDIA ADVISORY INDIGENOUS CHILD HEALTH STATEMENT AoNZ.pdf (152.0 KB) Kia ora koutou katoa Please find our attached the RACP Media Advisory - Both sides now: Doctors launch landmark statement on Indigenous…
30 Aug 2019
The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) welcomes the government's announcement of an initial pilot scheme to provide lunches for year 1-8 children in 30 schools from Term One 2020.   "Hungry kids can't learn", said Dr Jeff Brown, a paediatrician based…
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