Otago

New Heath Rules Required

New Heath Rules RequiredIt has been recently revealed in a report that New Zealand has been said to be unhealthy in terms of the making of cities.

This was revealed according to the Lancet that according to the Shaping Cities for health that there is needed for improvements in the current scenario.

Tax Increase to Bring Decline in Smoking Consumption

Tax Increase to Bring Decline in Smoking ConsumptionAssociate Health Minister Tariana Turia has decided to bring a decline in the number of smokers. In order to do that, Turia has increased the price of tobacco products and will keep on increasing the price for next four years.

Cottier Family Asks Hospital Staff An Answer for Their Mistake

Cottier Family Asks Hospital Staff An Answer for Their MistakeThe hospital makes mistake and suffers the patient. Why is hospitals' negligence and their staff's mistakes becoming so common these days?

The recent sufferers of this intolerable behavior of hospitals are an Otago mother and her son. The hospital in talks is Lakes District Hospital and its staff, which mistake brain injury for drunkenness.

Drinking the Major Killer for Kids, Claim Experts

As per recent reports, it has been revealed that a large number of kids are abused, killed or injured year after year by caregivers under the influence of drinking but it has now been revealed by experts in the know that a number of agencies are continuously falling apart in their decision of grasping the root extent of the issue.

Fingers Cross to See No Failing of Breast Screening Program

Fingers Cross to See No Failing of Breast Screening ProgramWith doubts of earlier efforts failings, an urgent review has been started upon the Southern District Health Board's breast screening program and departments as well as people are hoping high to see positive results because if failings are concluded, thousands of women might need to get themselves rescreened again.

Dip In New HIV Cases; Efforts Still Required

Dip In New HIV Cases; Efforts Still RequiredWhile there is no doubt that HIV has become a contentious issue across the world, a recent report by the AIDS Epidemiology Group at the University of Otago has sent a sigh of relief in the society by claiming that there is a dip in the new HIV diagnosis. Such a drop was not witnessed in the early 2000s, but this time it has sent warm signals in the society that efforts made to address the issue are finally giving out results.

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