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News and Events

This section provides information and photos pertaining to the latest relevant news and events involving the Auckland Academic Health Alliance (AAHA), Auckland University and the Auckland District Health Board

Latest news

  • When is our Internet use a problem instead of a pleasure?
    25 January 2018
    We are all dependent on the internet in our daily lives, but do our levels of surfing the net sometimes get too high, to the detriment of our daily lives? University of Auckland PhD candidate Delia Cotoros-Goodall is about to embark on that very question for her doctorate in Health Science.
  • ‘Great opportunity’ for supermarkets to encourage healthy food choices
    25 January 2018
    New Zealand supermarkets vary greatly in the healthiness of their food environments and have a great opportunity to create food environments to promote healthier choices, according to new research.
  • Ground breaking study shows gestational diabetes link to heart disease
    25 January 2018
    A Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences academic is behind a large study that has shown that women who get gestational diabetes are at a higher risk of getting type 2 diabetes, hypertension and ischaemic heart disease.
  • University expands its rural doctor training to Taranaki
    25 January 2018
    The University of Auckland and Taranaki DHB, along with local leaders and health professionals welcomed 18 year five medical students to Hawera Hospital on Monday, to launch the University’s regional-rural medical programme in Taranaki.
  • Festive season accentuates isolation of dying older people
    18 December 2017
    Older people lack support from their communities towards the end of their lives, with many becoming progressively more socially isolated before their death. Both older people and their families and whānau require support which is tailored to match the diversity of our ageing population.

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