1 Dec 2020

'Grim' report released on state of NZ kids' health

From Morning Report, 8:41 am on 1 December 2020

An attempt to capture the current health of children has highlighted a grim picture of rising dental disease, skin infections and breathing problems.

Cure Kids, who today release their first annual State of Child Health report, say hospitalisation rates are on the rise for under 15's and will only get worse unless action is taken.

Jonathan Mitchell reports.