Kōrero: Health and society

Heart warrant of fitness

Cardiovascular diseases were a major cause of death in New Zealand in the 2000s. This cartoon poster published by the Heart Foundation encourages men over 45 and women over 55 (and Māori, Pacific and Indian people 10 years younger) to have a heart 'warrant of fitness' – a check-up by a doctor to assess the risk of heart attack. Scroll along to see the entire poster.

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National Heart Foundation of New Zealand

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Kerryn Pollock, 'Health and society - Lifestyle and environment', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/zoomify/30746/heart-warrant-of-fitness (accessed 4 July 2022)

He kōrero nā Kerryn Pollock, i tāngia i te 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 6 Apr 2018