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30
Jun

Healthy Homes Initiative – Auckland

The Auckland Wide Healthy Homes Initiative (AWHI) was established by the Ministry of Health in 2013 to reduce household crowding for Auckland whānau with children at risk of rheumatic fever. Healthy Homes Initiatives (HHI) are one of a number of key strategies within the Government’s Rheumatic Fever Prevention Programme. There is a strong link between housing conditions, particularly household crowding, and rheumatic fever. Living in crowded housing increases the transmission…

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15
Jun

Call for curtains

Call for curtains Full-length, lined curtains are vital in making a home warm so with the onset of winter Healthy Homes is asking for donations of second-hand curtains for Auckland families in need. Healthy Homes works with families, landlords and property managers to ensure everyone lives in a warm, dry and healthy home and began several years ago as a response to the extremely high rates of rheumatic fever and…

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