The NHC’s Mana Tū programme was awarded the Tūhono Award by the Auckland District Health Board at the 2018 Matariki Awards.
The National Hauora Coalition, Aotearoa’s largest Māori-led Primary Health Organisation (PHO) welcomes the establishment of the Federation of Primary Health Aotearoa New Zealand and the appointment of Steve Chadwick as the first chair of the group.
Over the next few weeks we will be showcasing developments and thinking from across our network and will share some of the cool, interesting or challenging things we’re doing.
Today we’re kicking off our posts with a note from our Chief Executive, Simon Royal. Simon is a named claimant in Wai 2687, a contemporary Waitangi Tribunal claim that is being heard by the Tribunal later this year as part of its Kaupapa Inquiry into health.
Simon Royal, Chief Executive of the National Hauora Coalition, welcomes the announcement from Minister of Health, Hon David Clark, of a wide ranging review of the health and disability system.
NHC engaged Julian King & Associates Limited to undertake an evaluation of the FFP programme, which was designed as a new approach to primary health care funding allocation, and reducing inequities among high needs populations.
Dr Matire Harwood (Ngāpuhi), NHC GP lead was awarded a fellowship in the 2017 L'Oréal UNESCO For Women in Science programme for her research in addressing the inequities of health-related outcomes between indigenous and non-indigenous people.