The latest news from the Wellington Faculty of Health, including its two schools and research centre.

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    Coronavirus calls for sensible language

    Transforming diseases into foes and therapies into battles isn't the best way to face contagion, writes Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington Professor of Health Annemarie Jutel.

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    A health problem in NZ you don’t hear much about

    A large proportion New Zealand’s under-twos are hospitalised annually with an acute lower respiratory illness, putting extreme strain on families and the health system. Associate Professor Karen McBride-Henry shares her research into this under-studied area and discusses what needs to be done to help families.

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    Research looks at support for end-of-life care providers at home

    A new research collaboration between Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington and Capital and Coast District Health Board (CCDHB) seeks to understand the needs of New Zealand families whose loved ones spend their last months and days of life at home.