Goff gets new Chief of Staff

Staff Reporter –  info@indiannewslink.co.nz High-ranking diplomat Taha Macpherson will be the new Chief of Staff for Auckland Mayor Phil Goff. He will take charge of the important portfolio from June 5, 2017. A thorough-bred diplomat, Mr Macpherson was until recently Foreign Affairs Advisor to the Prime Minister and has participated in high level official talks with governments all over the…

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Improper care exposes Indians to heart diseases

Venkat Raman –  venkat@indiannewslink.co.nz Health experts, including specialists and visiting medical practitioners have said that South Asians in general and Indians in particular in New Zealand are susceptible to diabetes leading to other complications. Cardiovascular diseases are also common among this section of the population but early detection can influence early cure, says, Dr Albert Ko, an Interventional Cardiologist based…

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Despite denials, poor service plagues our health system

From Middlemore to Waikato, Hospitals need attention  Venkat Raman –  venkat@indiannewslink.co.nz New Zealand’s public health system, which was once the pride of the developed world, is clearly ailing. Politicians says that funding cuts have eroded the quality of service delivery but the ruling National Party government denies the charge. Charge discounted National MP Kanwaljit Singh Bakshi described the claims health…

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