A new study showing pregnant women are more at risk from Covid-19 is a reminder of the need for expert health care, a New Zealand women's health expert says.
Close to two million women and girls have lost access to contraceptives and abortion services during the coronavirus pandemic, with experts predicting the disruption could trigger a "baby boom" in parts of the globe.
The Waitematā, Auckland, and Counties Manukau district health boards have activated their Covid-19 resurgence plans, and are postponing outpatient appointments and elective surgeries.
Children's Day – Te rā o ngā Tamariki, provides New Zealanders with an opportunity to celebrate children. It is a day of national awareness, annually recognised on the first Sunday of March.
April 7 of each year marks the celebration of World Health Day.