Mental health for school children, mobile dental clinics

© RNZ / Simon Rogers Labour would make mental health support available to all primary and intermediate students, and increase dental health grants to $1000, if elected. Health spokesperson Chris Hipkins announced the party’s health policy in Auckland this morning, saying it had invested record amounts into DHBs, hospitals and […]

‘Nutrition must be part of COVID-19 recovery plan for children’

Angela Onwuzoo The President, Federation of African Nutrition Societies, Prof. Ngozi Nnam, says failure of governments in the African region to include nutrition in the COVID-19 recovery plan will result in drastic increase in wasting of children on the continent. Nnam, a professor of Community and Public Health Nutrition at […]