Preventative health/wellness

In this section

  • Fluoride is a natural substance that helps protect our teeth by making them stronger and reducing tooth decay. Read more
  • Information about immunisation in New Zealand, including the National Immunisation Schedule and immunisation programme decisions. Read more
  • The Mobility Action Programme (MAP) is funding a range of programmes for people with musculoskeletal health conditions so that people have improved health outcomes. Read more
  • This section provides oral health resources for health professionals and the public. Read more
  • The National Screening Unit runs screening programmes for bowel, breast and cervical cancer, newborn hearing and metabolic disorders. Read more
  • Social bonds are a way of contracting to achieve specific social sector outcomes. The Ministry is leading the pilot of social bonds in New Zealand. Read more
  • The Ministry of Health is the key agency for policy development in the tobacco control area and is involved in a large number of policy, service development and operational aspects of tobacco control. Read more
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