The Christchurch Heart Institute is working alongside the Heart Foundation as part of an innovative approach to cardiovascular disease (CVD) research, following a significant donation of $330,000 from Ryman Healthcare.
New Massey University research, commissioned by the Heart Foundation and vegetables.co.nz, shows that only 13% of surveyed teachers identified planning and preparing a complete meal as a key learning objective for their students.
With a Heart Foundation Project Grant, Dr Katrina Poppe from the University of Auckland aims to find out how much, and what type, of structural heart disease is present in New Zealanders with atrial fibrillation (AF).
Samoan journalist and newsreader Niva Retimanu congratulated the 2016 Certificate in Pacific Nutrition (CPN) graduates during her address at their graduation ceremony at Auckland’s Sorrento in the Park today.
While the ASA panel reviewed a range of recommendations, the Heart Foundation believes more proposals could have been adopted to effectively reduce the advertising of unhealthy food and drinks to children.