New GoodSAM app for health professionals

The National Cardiac Network, St John and Wellington Free Ambulance have collaborated to introduce an app into New Zealand that notifies people that a person suspected to be in cardiac arrest is near to them. The app is called GoodSAM and it aims to ensure that patients in cardiac arrest receive early bystander CPR and early defibrillation, preferably prior to emergency services arriving, whenever possible.

Engaging Pasifika Cultural Competency Programme

Le Va will be delivering an Engaging Pasifika Cultural Competency workshop to health and disability workers in the Northland region.

Maori Health Research Review - Issue 72

Click here to read the Maori Health Research Review, edited by Dr Matire Harwood.
Click here to read Dr Donna Cormack's latest research publication in the International Journal for Equity in Health.

Visit the Maori Health Review website here.

Delay to availability of funded flu vaccine - 8 March 18

Ministry of Health has advised that there is a slight delay to the arrival of the funded influenza vaccine.
Read the MOH notice here.

Diabetes topics relevant in primary care - presented by Novo Nordisk

Tuesday 27 March at ASB Leisure Centre, Whangarei.
See attached flyer for further details.
For queries or to register, contact:
kecu@novonordisk.com or fax to 09 916 5595.

Kai Ora Fund is now taking funding applications

Healthy Kai, Healthy Whānau, Healthy Communities

Community groups can now apply for funding of up to $5000 for collaborative projects in Tai Tokerau (Northland) to improve access to healthy food.

There is also funding of up to $20,000 for a significant project that addresses food security in the Far North District Council area.

Applications must be in by Wednesday 21 March 2018.

Derek Cooke

Position: 
Business Services Manager
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