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"Let’s Go Local" - Guidelines for Promoting Pacific Island Food

"Let’s Go Local" - Guidelines for Promoting Pacific Island Food | Health Education Resources | Scoop.it
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World Diabetes Day: UN urges action to help hundreds of millions stricken by disease

World Diabetes Day: UN urges action to help hundreds of millions stricken by disease | Health Education Resources | Scoop.it
With almost 350 million people worldwide now suffering from diabetes, and the number expected to keep rising, the United Nations today called on governments and drug companies to ensure that sufferers have the care and treatment they deserve. Secreta
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The Economic Costs of Noncommunicable Diseases In the Pacific Islands

The Economic Costs of Noncommunicable Diseases In the Pacific Islands | Health Education Resources | Scoop.it
The Pacific region has become one of the world's hotspots for non-communicable diseases which are hitting the poorest people hardest.
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Climate Change and Public Health in the Pacific - Australian Institute of International Affairs

Climate Change and Public Health in the Pacific - Australian Institute of International Affairs | Health Education Resources | Scoop.it
Climate change is the greatest threat to human health and development today and renders Pacific Island nations vulnerable to worsening health conditions.  The risk amplification of climate change as a threat to global physical, social, economic and environmental development has been recognised in the recently created Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which implores party state
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good section of environmental influence of climate change on pacfic region and its people
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Climate change is hazardous to health in the Pacific

Climate change is hazardous to health in the Pacific | Health Education Resources | Scoop.it
Rising temperatures aggravate risks of non-communicable and infectious diseases in the island states.
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Introduces issue and stats, impacts , influences and solutions
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Second meth epidemic grips New Zealand

Second meth epidemic grips New Zealand | Health Education Resources | Scoop.it
Two senior Black Power members have told Newshub the country is in the grip of its second P epidemic, as meth becomes easier to get and purity increases.
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Why cannabis is in such short supply in NZ and why it’s not going to get better anytime soon « The Daily Blog

Why cannabis is in such short supply in NZ and why it’s not going to get better anytime soon « The Daily Blog | Health Education Resources | Scoop.it
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John Key: We are not losing fight against meth - National - NZ Herald News

John Key: We are not losing fight against meth - National - NZ Herald News | Health Education Resources | Scoop.it
Prime Minister John Key denies that the fight against methamphetamine is being lost but says importations are up from countries where the drug is cheap because of the big profits to - New Zealand Herald
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More meth found in sand dunes

More meth found in sand dunes | Health Education Resources | Scoop.it
Set of co-ordinates leads police to another 50kg of meth buried on 90 Mile Beach after record bust.
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Cooks, Cops & Crime: Inside the Auckland P Scene • Metro Magazine

Cooks, Cops & Crime: Inside the Auckland P Scene • Metro Magazine | Health Education Resources | Scoop.it
P leads a lot of people to a very bad place. But throughout Auckland, P is also the drug of choice for many professionals and high-flyers.
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cultural and economic influences clear in this article, recent statistics and trends, also questions on strategies
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Police and gangs have long history of NZ meth battles

Police and gangs have long history of NZ meth battles | Health Education Resources | Scoop.it
Today's raid on the Head Hunters gang is another chapter in a long running police battle against methamphetamine.
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Millions seized in drug raids

Millions seized in drug raids | Health Education Resources | Scoop.it
Police sting on Headhunters gang nets over $17m in cash, drugs and assets.
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Methamphetamine supply and use continue to grow

Methamphetamine supply and use continue to grow | Health Education Resources | Scoop.it
The largest methamphetamine bust in New Zealand's history is representative of a growing problem that's not going away, experts say.
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Sustainable development goals - United Nations

Sustainable development goals - United Nations | Health Education Resources | Scoop.it
Full list of the 17 proposed sustainable development goals and summaries of their targets
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UN News - Pacific island leaders call at UN for greater efforts against lifestyle-related diseases

UN News - Pacific island leaders call at UN for greater efforts against lifestyle-related diseases | Health Education Resources | Scoop.it
Lifestyle-related non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are taking an enormous toll in human health and economic development on the Pacific islands, the leaders of two countries in the region told the United Nations today, calling for accelerated efforts to defeat the problem.
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The diabetes ecosystem and small island developing states - On Health

The diabetes ecosystem and small island developing states - On Health | Health Education Resources | Scoop.it
Early photos and drawings of Pacific peoples show a lean, active, and healthy population that thrived in a challenging and isolated environment. How then did the Pacific Islands become one of the most intransigent diabetes hot zones on the planet?
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Excellent articles for cultural, economic and environmental influences on diabetes in the Pacific
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Cooks, Cops & Crime: Inside the Auckland P Scene • Metro Magazine

Cooks, Cops & Crime: Inside the Auckland P Scene • Metro Magazine | Health Education Resources | Scoop.it
P leads a lot of people to a very bad place. But throughout Auckland, P is also the drug of choice for many professionals and high-flyers.
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P contamination crisis could rival leaky homes disaster - National - NZ Herald News

P contamination crisis could rival leaky homes disaster - National - NZ Herald News | Health Education Resources | Scoop.it
• Meth labs ruining thousands of NZ homes • Millions forked out to clean up contamination • Some of country's top addresses affected • Real estate agents must tell - New Zealand Herald
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Our problem with P | New Zealand Geographic

Our problem with P | New Zealand Geographic | Health Education Resources | Scoop.it
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Meth - Not Even Once

A compilation of "Meth - Not Even Once" commercials issued by The Meth Project® http://www.methproject.org/
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