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the world’s leading health problems

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Spark Health




Announcing the successful projects for the Spark Health Digital Innovation Programme 2020

We are pleased to announce the successful applicants to the Spark Health Innovation Programme 2020 funds - a collaborative venture between Spark Health and NIHI. Congratulations to all the projects selected, you can check all the details below.

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New app for people experiencing gambling problems

The National Institute for Health Innovation (NIHI) has developed a new app called Manaaki for people experiencing harms or problems from their gambling. Manaaki is a mobile phone based cognitive behavioural therapy app based on the Deakin University (Australia) GamblingLess on-line tool.





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