Our Health columnist elected Retired Fellow of RSM

Supplied Content Auckland, December 1, 2017 Indian Newslink Health Columnist Thilliar Varnakulasingham has been elected as a Retired Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine. Established in 1805, The Royal Society of Medicine was granted a Royal Charter by King William IV in 1834. Eligibility criteria Fellowship of the RSM is open to those who hold a UK recognized medical,…

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“We are building the Nation, not just houses”

Phil Twyford Wellington, December 1, 2017 When people are homeless it strips them of their dignity and hope. When families move from place to place because they cannot find somewhere to settle, it takes a terrible toll on them, especially the children. Opportunity denied When people find no alternative to living in cold damp rentals the inevitable sickness shortens their…

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Road Safety Campaign aims to check accidents and death

Supplied Content Stuart Nash and Julie Anne Genter Wellington, December 1, 2017 Police Minister Stuart Nash and Associate Transport Minister Julie Anne Genter have stepped up to support Police and the NZ Transport Agency launch their pre-Christmas safety campaign, in the hopes to prevent the road toll from rising any further. Mr Nash issued the following statement: More people have…

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NCEA examinations over for another year

Supplied Content Wellington, December 1, 2017 Students across the country will be able to relax and enjoy the summer break as NCEA and New Zealand Scholarship examinations come to a close. The New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) and schools have run more than 100 examinations at 411 examination centres over the last four weeks, Deputy Chief Executive Kristine Kilkelly said.…

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Twelve Focus Groups report on digital harm

Julie Anne Genter Wellington, December 1, 2017 A New Report shows how girls experience online harm differently than boys, and tailored prevention approaches are needed. The Report ‘Insights into digital harm: The online lives of New Zealand girls and boys,’ was launched today. Focus Groups It covers young people’s experiences with digital harm and draws on insights from 12 focus…

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