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Heart disease still top killer

Saturday 10 February 2024 | Written by Candice Luke | Published in Health, National

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George “The General” George (left) is advocating for men to live better healthier lives. He is pictured with Tearoa Tini, John Arbuthnott and Nia Heather. SUPPLIED/24010540

Cardiovascular disease is still the top killer of non-communicable diseases, according to Te Marae Ora Minister of Health’s fourth quarter NCD report for 2023.

Cardiovascular disease is still the top killer of non-communicable diseases, according to Te Marae Ora Minister of Health’s fourth quarter NCD report for 2023.


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graham roper on 10/02/2024

A simple process designed to assist people manage their health was rejected in favour of spending funds on a trip to Barbados last year by the Minister of Health and the SOH. The program would have significantly reduced hospital admissions while also assisting the individuals in improving day to day life.