Reform bill’s lofty name and low aspirations


Reform bill’s lofty name and low aspirations

Gabrielle Baker, consultant, health equity

Gabrielle Baker

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Dame Tariana Turia, pictured with Tammy Dehar of the National Hauora Coalition at left, was an associate health minister who emphasised the social determinants of health [Jinki Cambronero]


New Zealand’s health reforms are laid out in the Pae Ora (Healthy Futures) Bill. But has the bill been accurately titled? Gabrielle Baker delves into policy for the answer

The bulk of the bill looks like a fairly conventional approach to services For the super nerds among us, the day the Government tabled the Pae Or

Durie M. Pae Ora: Māori health horizons. “The Paerangi Lectures”, Massey University, Palmerston North; 2009.