Each year the Public Health Association (PHA) honours individuals or groups for their outstanding contribution to public health action by naming them Public Health Champion for the year. This year two Public Health Champions have been chosen: Dame Margaret Sparrow and Grant Berghan.
Awareness Canterbury, a network of mental health consumers whose focus is systemic advocacy, will launch the ‘You’ve Made a Difference’ initiative at the next meeting of the network on Monday 9th October to coincide with the start of Mental Health Week
Today Moana New Zealand is taking the first practical step to putting its people’s mental wellness first, with a roadshow for staff, their whanau and the communities they work in to help deal with the growing issue of mental illness across the country
Professor Parry Guilford, an internationally renowned cancer genetics and biology expert, has been selected as the University’s latest recipient of the Distinguished Research Medal, the University of Otago’s highest distinction