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    Māori, Pasifika cancer diagnosis drop 'concerning'- Te Aho o Te Kahu

    A drop in the number of Māori being diagnosed with cancer is not a good thing, the government monitoring body, Te Aho o Te Kahu, says.

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    Gov't sets aside $6.2mn to tackle inequities in cancer treatment

    Government agencies have set-aside $6.2 million to address inequities in cancer care for Māori and Pacific peoples.

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    Reti slams ‘absurd’ border policy, as man’s dying wish declined by MoH

    Moyra was there when her 34-year-old nephew Andrew Speir was born, she never thought she would have to watch him die, let alone from a distance while battling bureaucracy to be with him.

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    I’m immunocompromised: is the Covid-19 vaccine right for me?

    The vaccine may not work as well in people with compromised immune systems - but it’s still safe to have and will continue to offer some protection in most people.

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    Tūhoe negotiator and ex-deputy PM Sir Michael Cullen dies

    Sir Michael Cullen has died from advanced lung cancer at age 76.

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    Urgent need for national Māori liver cancer programme

    ) A national liver programme for Māori is urgently needed, according to a national group of Māori cancer specialists.

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    First-time mother with cancer gives birth at 35 weeks

    For weeks first-time māmā Josephine Hepi-Hika knew something wasn't but accepted being told by doctors the cause of her tiredness was due to her pregnancy.  But as mother Kaama Elliot explains she knew something was wrong.

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    More funding needed for cancer drugs

    The National Party is calling on the government to support Dr Shane Reti's bill and help make life a little easier for those Kiwis facing significant medical bills while trying to beat cancer.

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    Kiri Allan encourages wāhine to get smear test after cancer diagnosis

    Kiritapu Allan: “Encourage your sisters, your mothers, your daughters, your friends - please #SmearYourMea - it may save your life.”

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    More Kiwis to access life-saving cancer test kit

    The National Bowel Screening Programme (NBSP) is ensuring more than 66,000 people aged 60 to 74 can access the life-saving initiative.

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