It would perhaps not go down well with anyone as increase in prescription cost for poor is indeed shocking. With government aiming to save extra money for bolstering healthcare needs, the move was taken to raise the prescription fee from $3 to $5.
Health Minister Mr. Tony Ryall has announced in this week’s statement about the share of the Southern District Health Board of the national initiative that aimed to support and guide cancer sufferers throughout their treatment.
The minister said that Southern will receive funding for three cancer co-ordination nurses amounting to $960,000 over four years to pay for the staff including two full-time and one part-time nurse.
Central Primary Health Organization is being claimed as lagging behind other PHOs on the PHO league tables, a recent report has uncovered.
It is being affirmed by Health Minister Tony Ryall that the Central PHO is in urgent need of making overhauls in its system and bringing improvements.
Organ donation is an issue that is dealt with a lot of countries across the globe. There are many patients who die just waiting for a suitable organ that could be transplanted. The situation worsens due to the fact that not all organs that are donated are suitable for transplantation as the body of a person rejects most of the organs.
Bay of Plenty MP put forth a report, which aimed at increasing the prices of cigarette packages to up to $100 per package so as to reduce the number of deaths encountered each year due to smoking. It was notified that the act would help the nation become smoke-free by 2025.
As per a report being published in the Lancet, it has been revealed that not many efforts have been done to curb the rising number of infectious diseases among Maori and Pacific Islanders. The report further revealed that the number of ill people being affected by the infectious diseases and rheumatic fever is quite high in comparison to other developed Western countries.
Finding it the best opportunity to put down the Labour Government, Nationals were of the view that Labour government has done nothing to cure children stricken with rheumatic fever.
While announcing their health plans for New Zealand residents, they affirmed that they would chalk out strategies in such a manner that there should be les but impactful health measures.
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