It has been reports that four families in Nelson will now be able to own a house of their own. This has been possible after Nelson MP; Nick Smith declared that Habitat for Humanity granted $180,000 to fund the building of four St. Vincent houses for low-income families.
This grant has been taken from the Government's $20 million annual Housing Innovation Fund.
A Harvard University health professor has stressed that in order to effectively protect the human health and well-being, population growth needs to be curbed.
Dr. Aaron Bernstein, who also practices as a pediatrician, has stressed that population growth and climate change have emerged as the two biggest threats as far as the future of the life on Earth goes.
A report has discovered that city-based Indigenous medicine and alcohol services generally end up receiving less funding per capita as compared to their rural counterparts.
To commission the report, the Australian National Council on Drugs compared funding received for Indigenous alcohol and drug services a decade back with spending in the years 2006 and 2007.
The digitization of medical records has elicited mixed bag responses from health officials.
The generic opinion is that electronic medical records improve patient care, in a way by eradicating numerous errors. It will also give rise to an exponential growth in costs. It will improve the efficacy of health care.