The Government has today announced it will prohibit smoking in cars carrying children under 18 years of age, says Associate Minister of Health Jenny Salesa.
Tens of thousands of New Zealanders suffering from hepatitis C are set to benefit from a life-saving cure for the disease which is available from today.
Pacific students in health or disability-related courses are being encouraged to apply for the Ministry of Health’s Pacific Health Scholarships.
New appointments to the Health Promotion Agency (HPA) board have been announced today by Associate Health Minister Jenny Salesa.
Health Minister Hon Dr David Clark wants the public, professionals, businesses and other interested parties to have their say on a new regime that aims to ensure the safety, quality and efficacy/performance of therapeutic products accessed by New Zealanders.
The Government is responding to increased drug-related deaths by cracking down on the suppliers of synthetic drugs while making it easier for those with addiction problems to get treatment, Health Minister Dr David Clark and Police Minister Stuart Nash have announced.
Health Minister Dr David Clark says thousands of New Zealanders will potentially benefit from the Government’s medicinal cannabis legislation.
Health Minister David Clark is pleased to celebrate the Otago Project partnership between the Ministry of Health and the University of Otago which is significantly increasing the number of Māori graduates in the health sciences and workforce.
Health Minister Dr David Clark has announced a significant change in the approach to constructing the new Dunedin hospital.
Health Minister Dr David Clark says the Inquiry into Mental Health and Addiction represents a once-in-a-generation opportunity to rethink how we handle some of the biggest challenges we face as a country.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says making the cost of visiting the doctor much cheaper for almost 600,000 Kiwis will mean more people will be able to get the care they need, when they need it.
Health Minister Dr David Clark says proposed changes to the Government’s medicinal cannabis legislation will mean more people can get access to medicinal cannabis faster.
Health Minister Dr David Clark has today formally received the report of the Inquiry into Mental Health and Addiction, saying it will help shape New Zealand’s response to mental health for years to come.
Health Minister Dr David Clark has announced the launch of a targeted vaccination programme in Northland to control an outbreak of meningococcal disease.
Plans to regulate vaping and smokeless tobacco products in New Zealand are being announced today by Associate Minister of Health Jenny Salesa.
Minister of Health David Clark is making changes to Drinking Water Standards which help keep New Zealanders safe from waterborne illness.