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  1. Video for Calls for a formal investigation into Pharmac
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    Calls for a formal investigation into Pharmac

    Breast Cancer Aotearoa is calling for a formal investigation into Pharmac the countries supplier of advance medicines and treatments. 

  2. Video for Deputy PM calls out National's cancer agency proposal
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    Deputy PM calls out National's cancer agency proposal

    National Party leader Simon Bridges has announced that a $200 million cancer agency would be on the cards in a National-led government.  But Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters is calling him to task over the efforts of the previous National government.

  3. Video for Te Tairāwhiti rangatahi call on community to be Smokefree
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    Te Tairāwhiti rangatahi call on community to be Smokefree

    Today is the international smokefree day and rangatahi in the Gisborne area, with support of the Tairawhiti Smokefree Collective, are encouraging their community to be smokefree, as Te Tairāwhiti hosts the highest rates of smoking in New Zealand.

  4. Video for Te Arawa man climbs Sky Tower in honour of friend lost to cancer
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    Te Arawa man climbs Sky Tower in honour of friend lost to cancer

    Ngahihi Bidois climbed the 1103 steps to honour his close friend Darcy Hunter Jr who passed away from blood cancer in 2017.

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    Another march towards Pharmac funding

    The Medavivors breast cancer survivors group today took another step towards gaining government funding for cancer treatments for suffering New Zealanders.  Breast cancer sufferer Wiki Maholland is as determined than ever to live her life on her own terms.  

  6. Video for 'Declare lung cancer national priority' - Lung Foundation NZ
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    'Declare lung cancer national priority'- Lung Foundation NZ

    The latest call for better cancer treatment funding has come from Lung Foundation New Zealand which has launched a petition calling on the government to declare lung cancer a national health priority and to approve additional budget for Pharmac to fund lung cancer medications. 

  7. Video for Public figure shaves head for cousin with breast cancer
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    Public figure shaves head for cousin with breast cancer

    Social media figure Patrick Salmon (Kairua) shaved his head for cancer after his close relative Marama Raimona was diagnosed with breast cancer late last year.

  8. Video for Medavivors tell their story to select committee
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    Medavivors tell their story to select committee

    Pharmac is a Crown entity that decides on behalf of District Health Boards which medicines and pharmaceutical products are subsidised. This morning Parliament's Health Select Committee spoke to cancer sufferers who want cheaper access to cancer drugs.  

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    Inquiry into Māori health inequities announced

    The New Zealand Māori Council welcomes the Māori Affairs Select Committee announcement of an inquiry into health inequities for Māori.

  10. Video for  Graduate teacher given 12 months to live
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    Graduate teacher given 12 months to live

    Whitinga Harris, 31, is currently fighting the biggest fight of his life after being diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer  shortly after finishing his teaching degree last September.

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