• Accelerated silicosis assessment pathway

    An assessment pathway has been developed for health professionals to help assess and diagnose accelerated silicosis.
  • Acute hepatitis of unknown origin in children

    Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver. There are different causes that can lead to this inflammation.
  • 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.
  • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

    Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) is a diagnostic term for a neurodevelopmental disorder caused by exposure to alcohol before birth.
  • Rheumatic fever guidance

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

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

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