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M.B.B.S., Diplomate of the National Board (DNB) General Surgery, DPHNeilenuo Nelly Rentta 2019 thumbnailResearch Fellow HERIU

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Neilenuo Nelly Rentta has a clinical background having trained and worked as a general surgeon before doing Public Health studies at the University of Otago, Wellington. Nelly is a Research Fellow in the Health Environment Infection Research Unit (HEIRU) at the Department of Public Health, University of Otago Wellington, and currently working on a Systematic review of Literature.


Chambers, T., Willink, R., Reynolds, A., Anglemyer, A., Royal, H., Rentta, N., … Picetti, R. (2024). Exposure to nitrate and nitrite in drinking water and cancers. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2024(3), CD015822. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD015822 Journal - Research Other

Kvalsvig, A., Wilson, N., Jackson, C., Timu-Parata, C., Rentta, N., & Baker, M. (2023). Are we ready to eliminate invasive meningococcal disease in Aotearoa New Zealand? The Briefing, (17 August). Retrieved from Journal - Research Other

Rentta, N. N., Bennett, J., Leung, W., Webb, R., Jack, S., Harwood, M., Baker, M. G., … Wilson, N. (2022). Medical treatment for rheumatic heart disease: A narrative review. Heart, Lung & Circulation, 31, 1463-1470. doi: 10.1016/j.hlc.2022.07.013 Journal - Research Other

Bennett, J., Rentta, N. N., Leung, W., Atkinson, J., Wilson, N., Webb, R., & Baker, M. G. (2021). Early diagnosis of acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease as part of a secondary prevention strategy: Narrative review. Journal of Paediatrics & Child Health, 57, 1385-1390. doi: 10.1111/jpc.15664 Journal - Research Other

Bennett, J., Rentta, N., Leung, W., Anderson, A., Oliver, J., Wyber, R., Harwood, M., … Baker, M. G. (2021). Structured review of primary interventions to reduce group A streptococcal infections, acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease. Journal of Paediatrics & Child Health, 57, 797-802. doi: 10.1111/jpc.15514 Journal - Research Other

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