A 32-year-old pharmacist from Auckland has been sentenced to jail for four-and-a-half months for selling illicit prescription for male erectile dysfunction.
Named Fadi Iskander, the pharmacist was found guilty on 47 charges and was sentenced at the Auckland District Court today. The charges were laid on him by the Ministry of Health in connection to the sales of illegal medicines.
Maori, New Zealand, is facing trouble because of the MRSA superbug. This fact has been provided by a south Auckland doctor.
The disease, MRSA, or meticillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus results in skin and soft tissue infections. Worst part of the treatment process is that it is resistant to antibiotics.
Sources reported about the disapproval of plans to centralize the hospital's food and Meals on Wheels for Bay pensioners by the local Grey Power president.
The government is calling for a repair of the provision of the hospitals meal with an approximated saving of up to $175 million over 15 years.
A boy from Bulls suffers from a rare congenital disorder and doctors were left in a dilemma about how to deal with the same. Reece Jimmieson, 3, suffers from what the medical science terms as Goldenhar syndrome. The disease is so rare that the boy is thought to be the only case in New Zealand.
An image that grabbed media attention recently is a thorn that has been nagging the Auckland District Health Board (DHB). The staff members who have been involved in revealing the information will receive a disciplinary action for the same. The disciplinary action would vary from a verbal warning to dismissal.
Sources suggested about the confirmation of a proposal presented to government of closing all the kitchens of the hospital and replacing them with the kitchen proceedings provided by foreign contractors.
As per a report commissioned by Auckland Transport, it has been revealed that Maori and Pacific Island children majorly get injured and killed on Auckland roads in comparison to children of other ethnicities.
Annual event held by the New Zealand Association for Environmental Education marked the members of the local community, including schools, businesses and local residents coming up together for cleaning the Auckland's Okahu Bay yesterday morning.