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EXPERT OPINION: Are free school lunches a good investment?

by Professor Boyd Swinburn, Professor of Population Nutrition and Global Health, School of Population Health, University of Auckland Stories of children going to school on empty stomachs with no lunches in their school bags hit us hard. There is a desperate...

EXPERT OPINION: How Delta is affecting NZ children

by Dr Mavis Duncanson, Director of the NZ Child and Youth Epidemiology Service   Early in 2020 the United Nations signalled that children may experience poor health outcomes as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. Harmful effects were expected to fall more...