Alcohol, unhealthy food, and tobacco have been pinpointed as major causes of New Zealanders health problems. But a group of professionals believe not enough has been done, or is being done, is reduce the harm caused by these issues.

So a new expert group has been created, The Health Coalition Aotearoa. It’s aim is to formulate a plan to tackle this health gap.

Dr David Galler is an Intensive Care Specialist at Middlemore Hospital and part of the group, and explains its goals to Radio New Zealand here