Associate Health Minister Hon Peter Dunne has launched an action plan today aimed at better supporting those affected by Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD), and reducing the numbers of babies born with this preventable condition.
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the role will contribute to the leadership of the organisation and the development of annual issues based work plans and associated planning tools.
Hāpai Te Hauora as the National Tobacco Control Advocacy Service have always prioritised listening to what consumers using e-cigarettes to quit smoking are saying, and now they are thrilled that the Associate Minister of Health Peseta Sam Lotu-liga seems to be taking their views into consideration too.
ASH and Hāpai Te Hauora question Auckland Councils investment in soft drink, alcohol and tobacco companies
Action and Smoking on Health (ASH) and Hāpai Te Hauora (Hāpai) as the National Tobacco Control Advocacy are disappointed with the news that Auckland City Council has investments in soft drink, alcohol and tobacco companies. Both organisations say, It’s a lesson to be learnt by anyone who is advocating for the health of New Zealanders to “make sure your own organisation's backyard is clean first”.
Cancer Society and Hāpai te Hauora hosted Kylie Lindorff at a seminar on standardised tobacco packaging.
This seminar was around the effectiveness of plain packaging, sharing learnings from Australia’s experience and pointed out various ways to improve the proposed NZ legislation.
Health Minister Jonathan Coleman has today welcomed Auckland Council’s commitment to the local Healthy Families NZ initiative by removing sugar sweetened beverages from vending machines at their leisure sites.