I came across this article in the US over the weekend which suggested Fitbits and other wearables were inaccurately tracking heart rates in people of colour.
Sudden Unexpected Death in Infancy (SUDI) is a mostly preventable event with well-known risk and protective factors. Working alongside CMH, we’re pleased to provide our findings after seeking feedback from mothers, parents and caregivers on the Safe Sleep Tool.
It’s been seven years since I sat in a room with Tongan mothers, desperate to kick their addiction to P, pleading for help so that they could be reunited with their children. Their pleas still haunt me today. Like each of the ministries represented in this country, it is not in good practice to work in silos, because “issues” cut across. In the same sense, while we tackle the drug issues in Aotearoa we cannot turn a blind eye to what is happening in the Pacific on route Aotearoa and Australia.