• Accelerated silicosis

    Accelerated silicosis is a disease that causes scarring of the lungs. It may affect people who work with engineered stone.
  • Acute hepatitis of unknown origin in children

    Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver. There are different causes that can lead to this inflammation.
  • Antimicrobial resistance

    Antimicrobial resistance is a global health threat and it is getting worse.
  • Cancer

    New Zealanders expect to receive high-quality, timely cancer treatment regardless of who they are and where they live.
  • Carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae

    The incidence of carbapenem-producing enterobacteriaceae (CPE) is increasing worldwide.
  • Chikungunya virus

    Chikungunya is a febrile (fever-causing) viral illness caused by the chikungunya virus, and transmitted by mosquito bites.
  • Dioxins advice for medical practitioners

    Find out about the health effects of dioxins, dioxin exposure in New Zealand, and the health support services for dioxin exposed people.
  • Ebola updates

    Latest updates on the Ebola outbreak.
  • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

    Learn about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
  • HIV and AIDS

    This section provides information about HIV and AIDS in New Zealand. It includes recommendations for HIV testing and links.
  • Hepatitis A and frozen berries

    Information relating to frozen berries and hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis C

    Work in progress for improving hepatitis prevention and treatment services in New Zealand.
  • Influenza

    Information on influenza for health providers.
  • Long term conditions

    Long-term conditions (LTCs) can be defined as any ongoing, long term or recurring conditions that can have a significant impact on people’s lives.
  • Measles

    Measles is a serious and highly contagious illness, which can affect adults as well as children.
  • Meningococcal

    Meningococcal disease is a serious bacterial infection caused by the bacterium Neisseria meningitidis, known as a meningococcus.
  • Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV)

    Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) is caused by a coronavirus (MERS-CoV).
  • Mpox (monkeypox)

    Information for health professionals about mpox (monkeypox).
  • Pressure injuries

    Pressure injuries (also known as bedsores or pressure ulcers) are a preventable cause of harm affecting people of all ages receiving care.
  • Rheumatic fever guidance

    Information on rheumatic fever and how the Rheumatic Fever Prevention Programme (RFPP) aims to reduce rheumatic fever.
  • Tuberculosis

    Tuberculosis (TB) continues to occur in New Zealand. Approximately 300 cases of TB are diagnosed each year.
  • Yellow Fever

    This section provides information for travellers and downloadable documents for health professionals, including vaccinators, relating to Yellow Fever.
  • Zika virus

    Zika virus infection is a mild febrile viral illness transmitted by mosquitoes.