8 Nov 2018

New group launched to tackle NZ's health problems

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 1:17 pm on 8 November 2018

Alcohol, unhealthy food, and tobacco have been pinpointed as major causes of New Zealanders health problems. But a group of professionals believe not enough has been done, or is being done, is reduce the harm caused by these issues.

So a new expert group has been created, The Health Coalition Aotearoa. It's aim is to formulate a plan to tackle this health gap. 

Dr David Galler is an Intensive Care Specialist at Middlemore Hospital and part of the group, he is here to explain its goals. 

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Declaration: Jesse Mulligan’s wife Victoria Mulligan is on the steering committee for Health Coalition Aotearoa.

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