Latest Ministry of Health News

Global Burden of Disease Study 2021 provides insights into the health of New Zealanders
UN expert horrified by death of Gazan orthopedic surgeon in Israeli detention
Experts of the Committee on the Rights of the Child Welcome Estonia’s Plans to Ratify the Committee’s Third Optional Protocol, Ask about…
New insights into New Zealanders’ changing attitudes to public health measures
Message by the Director of the Department of Immunization, Vaccines and Biologicals at WHO – April 2024
Nations unite to eliminate mercury-containing medical devices
NSW Government Makes UTI Pharmacy Trial Permanent
Civil Society Organizations Brief the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women on the Situation of Women in Republic of Korea,…
Gaza: Critical aid supplies to keep children alive blocked as Israel takes over final land crossing – Save the Children
Too many Australians aren’t getting a flu vaccine. Why, and what can we do about it?
Experts of the Committee on the Rights of the Child Welcome Mali’s Measures to Tackle Poverty, Ask about Efforts to Promote School…
International Nurses Day highlights the value of investing in our nurses
We looked at over 166,000 psychiatric records. Over half showed people were admitted against their will
In Dialogue with Guatemala, Experts of the Committee on the Rights of the Child Commend the New Government’s Achievements, Raise Issues Concerning…
Experts of the Committee against Torture Praise Finland’s Commitment to Implementing Treaty Body Recommendations, Ask about Prison Overcrowding and Forthcoming Asylum Law Amendments
Healthy eating guidelines for babies: when can your baby drink cow’s milk?
Experts of the Committee Against Torture Commend North Macedonia for Protection of Victims of Domestic Violence, Raise Questions on Treatment of Patients…
Uncertainty still clouds future of Suicide Prevention Office
Projects To Examine Impact Of Gambling Harm Selected
NHMRC Partnership Grants For Sydney Health Researchers
Understanding the misconceptions that young people have about vapes
Spain’s Secretary of State for Health discusses health priorities with WHO
Stepping On In Harden
Save the Children and Judith Neilson Foundation team up to address malaria in Malawi
Mental Health Foundation facing staff cuts from Govt funding squeeze
Experts of the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination Applaud Qatar’s Memorial for Enslaved Africans, Raise Questions on Mandatory HIV Testing…
Why the government’s haste in changing the health system could come back to haunt it
NZ Emergency Medical Team internationally recognised for quality of care
Experts of the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination Note Albania’s Legislation to Combat Racism in Sport, Ask about Asylum Agreement…
Enhancing Global Health and Well-Being: WHO and the Netherlands strengthen their Partnership
In world first, Nigeria introduces new 5-in-1 vaccine against meningitis
Pseudoephedrine back on shelves for Winter
More than 250 humanitarian and human rights organisations call to stop arms transfers to Israel, Palestinian armed groups
GAZA: Over 2% of Gaza’s child population killed or injured in six months of war
Manatū Hauora proactively releases second health reforms progress documents
Government cuts reduce staff working on MBIE’s “frontline information channels
Closing Suicide Prevention Office among 134 job losses proposed at Health
Zomi Frankcom is a tragic victim in the stalemated Israel-Hamas war, but don’t expect Australia’s approach to change much
Stakeholders convene in Uganda on responsible use of the life sciences
Clarification: Long COVID Expert Group completed its work in 2022
Queen Rania meets with Save the Children CEO for update on Children in Gaza
Research finds many upsides for local governments that look to employ chatbots
In Dialogue with Guyana, Experts of the Human Rights Committee Commend Measures Promoting Gender Equity, Ask About the Territorial Dispute with Venezuela…
Plan International Australia welcomes Australian Government decision to unfreeze critical UNRWA funding in Gaza
Save the Children welcomes Australia’s decision to reinstate funding to UNRWA
Joint response to the Ministerial Advisory Committee on Health Reform Implementation report
NSW Government introduces laws to ban harmful LGBTQ+ conversion practices
Experts of the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Commend Sweden on its Commitment to the Committee’s Work, Raise Questions…