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Mauri Hauora Walk Talk 9 - Ultimate Wealthier by Olly Ohlson I know I've touched on this kaupapa in WALK TALK 8 but because I...

Three Rivers Medical is using local smoking cessation experts to phone hundreds of patients who smoke, and help them into a quit programme if...

(RadioNZ) The levels of gout in New Zealand are reaching epidemic proportions, with Maori the worst affected, a specialist researcher says. Jacquie Harper of the...

The head of Te Ohu Rata o Aoteaora, the Māori Medical Practitioners Association says Maori parents cannot be blamed for their tamariki not getting vaccinations. Public health specialists are concerned that low immunisation rates are fueling a measles epidemic in Christchurch and Auckland. Waatea News reported that only about 80% of children are vaccinated by the time they get to school, and the take-up by Māori is up to 15% lower than that. Dr Jansen says the solution lies in improving the way medical professionals interact with Māori, and in Māori feeling entitled to an adequate health system.