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  • Media release
    02 April 2015
    The first shipment of this year’s funded influenza vaccine has arrived and is being distributed to general practices this week, says Dr Don Mackie, Chief Medical Officer at the Ministry of Health. Read more
  • Media release
    10 March 2015
    The Ministry of Health is working closely with PHARMAC, vaccine suppliers, DHBs and PHOs to make sure this year’s influenza immunisation campaign rolls out smoothly this April following the global delay in the vaccine Read more
  • Media release
    20 February 2015
    An Auckland mother charged with fraudulently claiming Carer Support for her three children has been sentenced to 5 months community detention and to repay $6000 of the money taken, in the Manukau District Court last night. Read more

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