WebDesktop - Smartphones - Tablets  | Australia - New Zealand - Pacific - Indonesia - Malaysia | Keeping up-to-date on social exclusion worldwide | PRESS REVIEW (Austrialia Pacific) about social exclusion : Poverty | Aboriginal Australians | Indigenous | Māori | New Zealand | Mental Health | LGBT | NON-PROFIT initiative : Our mission is to provide the best information on social exclusion worldwide || Raising awareness on the damaging effects of social exclusion

Search This Blog

Tags about global social exclusion | Australia New Zealand

Thursday, 4 January 2018

Pioneering NZ study to aid war on rheumatic fever

Pioneering NZ study to aid war on rheumatic fever
- An inflammatory response can cause joint pain, or rheumatic heart disease, which scars heart valves and kills about 140 people in New Zealand each year. The disease is notably associated with poverty and overcrowded housing and the incidence is far higher in New Zealand's Maori and Pacific ...