Many New Zealanders receive inequitable experiences within our
health system, which has led to unacceptable disparities amongst
our communities. Equity in Health will focus on approaches to
improve the equity of our health system. These approaches recognise
the need to focus resources in ways that will allow impacted
communities to overcome disadvantages that they experience.
This kaupapa will explore the evidence base for an equity
approach and examine best practice. Research consistently
shows Māori are not getting the same treatment or access to
services resulting in different health outcomes. It is important
that the upcoming large-scale reform process achieves the long
overdue improvement in outcomes that disadvantaged communities
Key sessions not to miss:
- Māori Health Authority breakdown - how it will assist in
- Approaches to achieving more equitable workforce
- Reducing health inequities through appropriate and accessible
primary health care
- Addressing the inequity of health outcomes for those living
This conference will be held in Wellington, however may be
converted to a virtual event if required.
For more information and to register, see here.