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A Lincoln University student and her friends want to turn around the alarming trend of young rural males that are committing suicide after she lost her boyfriend - a 21-year-old North Otago high country shepherd.
The Pharmacy Project is a new initiative designed to improve access to NRT products in the Wairarapa. It was launched by Tu- Ora Compass Health and the Wairarapa District Health Board to coincide with setting positive health goals for the new year. The Pharmacy Project aims to support members of our Wairarapa community who really want to be smoke free.
With a growing global population of elderly people, abuse of the elderly is an increasing and serious problem. It affects health and human rights, so it is vital to raise awareness and prevent elder abuse whenever and wherever possible.