NZ ‘Health loss’ report in the news

How much good, healthy life is lost due to disease, injury and death in New Zealand?

WheelchairA new report from the Ministry of Health, “Health Loss in New Zealand” draws on data from 2006 to estimate how much healthy life is lost from a comprehensive set of diseases, injuries and risk factors.

You can read more about the report here.

National Media coverage includes: Obesity to overtake smoking in health stakes
Waikato Times: Fat overtaking smokes as No 1 killer
Newstalk ZB: Obesity leading contributor to poor health
NZ Herald: Obesity a greater risk than tobacco – report