Designing New Zealand's health & disability system Wednesday, 12 December 2018

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Designing New Zealand's health and disability system

Peter Crampton, Professor of Public Health Kōhatu Centre for Hauora Māori, University of Otago

The Health and Disability System Review provides a once-in-a-generation opportunity to think about the design of the health system to meet the needs of whānau and all New Zealand's diverse communities in the future. One of the organizing principles of the Review is equity of health outcomes.

Peter will present, and lead a discussion and workshop to seek your views on:

  • the public/population health functions of the system, and the institutional arrangements that are needed to support them; and
  • the role of universities in research, education, workforce production etc.

Peter is a public health medicine specialist and academic. His research focuses on social indicators and social epidemiology, health care policy, health care organization and funding, and indigenous health. He has served on numerous government advisory panels related to public health, health services and health workforce policy, and taught in those areas at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Peter is a member of the Health and Disability System Review Committee, tasked with looking at "the way we structure, resource and deliver health services - not just for the next few years but for decades to come".


Monday 17 December 2018 12.30 to 2pm

Small Lecture Theatre, Level D, University of Otago Wellington

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