A newly released maternity mortality report has found unacceptable levels of maternal deaths for specific ethnic groups. In the release of its 14th annual report, the Perinatal and Maternal Mortality Review Committee (PMMRC) found babies of Māori, Pacific and Indian mothers aged less than 20 year
Te hiranga mana taurite me te ora / Excellence in Health Equity and Wellbeing award winner is… Taranaki Tau to moe This initiative is a sudden unexpected death in infancy (SUDI) prevention programme supported by Maternity and Te Pa Harakeke (Māori Health Team).
A New Zealand study has found that nearly half of families struggle to access healthy food in their child’s first year of life.
Internationally, World Smokefree Day is known as World No Tobacco Day, and is celebrated annually on 31 May.
Emphasizing the critical role of parents in the rearing of children, the Global Day of Parents recognizes that the family has the primary responsibility for the nurturing and protection of children.