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Monthly Archives: September 2015

Auckland University teams up with George Institute and Bupa to develop food app

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The National Institute for Health Innovation at the University of Auckland, in collaboration with The George Institute for Global Health and Bupa New Zealand, has developed FoodSwitch, an app designed to make shopping for a healthier lifestyle easier and more efficient.

The FoodSwitch app allows you to scan the barcodes of packaged foods at the supermarket or at home, using the camera on your phone. FoodSwitch then presents you with immediate, easy-to-understand information about that product’s nutritional make-up. Users can then see a simple breakdown of the salt, sugar and carbohydrate levels amongst others in the product.

The app was first developed in Australia, but is now available here in New Zealand, thanks in part to the work done by The National Institute for Health Innovation.

You can find out more by visiting the FoodSwitch website 

Diabetes NZ Auckland Branch AGM

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Diabetes NZ Auckland Branch will be holding our Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, September 22nd. The event will be held at our offices – Level 2, 92-94 Beachcroft Avenue, Onehunga, Auckland.

If you do plan on attending the AGM, please confirm by contacting us via e-mail at reception@diabetesauckland.org.nz or by phone on 09 622 0551

We encourage as many of our members as possible to attend the event. Details of the event, including the agenda, can be found by clicking the link below.

Notice of Agenda for AGM

 

 

 

 

 

Office Assistant vacancy with Diabetes NZ Auckland

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A vacancy has become available with Diabetes NZ Auckland Branch. We’re looking for a Office Assistant to join our small, friendly, highly productive team that provides essential support to both members and internal and external stakeholders across three main areas;

  • Administration
  • Diabetes Youth Auckland
  • Volunteer management and support

The ideal candidate will have strong experience in administrative, customer service roles, strong knowledge of office and computer systems and excellent interpersonal skills.

If you would like to declare your interest in the position, please contact us at reception@diabetesauckland.org.nz

For a full job description, please click on the link below

Office Assistant Job Description

 

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