Wednesday, July 6, 2022

Health


Resisting the antibiotic bug

Resisting the antibiotic bug

ByRichard RennieJun 22, 2022
When it came to studying just how prevalent AMR is on New Zealand dairy farms, Rose Collis took a “whole farm” approach to an issue most farmers may associate mainly with mastitis treatment and how well their cows respond to…

Achieving the right work-life balance on-farm

ByGuest writerJun 20, 2022
Jonathon Hoets is a farm manager at Kairoa Dairies Limited, which is part of the Rylib Group farming portfolio located in Mid Canterbury. He oversees a 790-cow operation with the…

Rural advocate rewarded for contribution

ByNeal WallaceJun 14, 2022
A long-time advocate for rural health services in Otago, Dr Branko Sijnja, has been awarded the Peter Snow Memorial Award for 2022. Named after the late Peter Snow, a general…

Health reforms to prioritise rural communities

ByNeal WallaceJun 9, 2022
The last minute inclusion of a rural health strategy in the Government’s Healthy Futures Bill is being hailed a significant victory for rural communities. This means rural communities are considered…


More than covid in RNA tech solutions

More than covid in RNA tech solutions

ByRichard RennieMay 30, 2022
As the world waited with bated breath to see how well its rapidly developed covid-19 vaccinations worked, much was made…
Taking off the blinkers

Taking off the blinkers

ByStaff reporterMay 17, 2022
How did you get into farming? I was brought up on-farm. We’ve been here since the early 1950s and are…
NZ farmers feeding NZ families

NZ farmers feeding NZ families

ByStaff reporterApr 22, 2022
Meat the Need co-founders Siobhan O’Malley and Wayne Langford.The Meat the Need national charity is celebrating two years in business…
Rural focus missed in health reform

Rural focus missed in health reform

ByNeal WallaceApr 21, 2022
Rural Women New Zealand (RWNZ) president Gill Naylor is pleased the legislation has a focus on women’s health but is…
Men’s Muster bringing Buck back to Fiordland

Men’s Muster bringing Buck back to Fiordland

ByStaff reporterApr 5, 2022
Sir Wayne “Buck” Shelford, who beat cancer 14 years ago, is among the keynote speakers.The Men’s Muster is back for…
NZ’s high melanoma death rates ‘no surprise’

NZ’s high melanoma death rates ‘no surprise’

ByGerald PiddockApr 1, 2022
If 2020 rates remain stable, the global burden from melanoma is estimated to increase to 510 000 new cases and 96 000…
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