Policy Tag

The Government is taking control of water fluoridation from councils and giving it to the Director General of Health.Associate Health Minister Dr Ayesha Verrall announced the policy last Thursday. “Around 6,500 children under the age of nine were admitted to hospital for tooth decay and associated...

The third New Zealand Healthy Food Environment Policy Index (Food-EPI) was conducted in February to May 2020 by an Expert Panel of over 50 independent and government public health experts. It used an evidence-based approach to benchmark policies and actions of the Government against international...