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Oct. 29 - Talk: Cultural Safety in Health Policy for Maori and Pacific Islander Populations in New Zealand

October 29, 2019

The Global Health Office is co-sponsoring this talk with the DeGroote School of Business. 

When: Tuesday Oct 29. 8:30am-10:20am

Where: MDCL 1309

About the speaker: Professor Jane Mills is the Pro Vice-Chancellor, College of Health at Massey University New Zealand. Mills is one of Australia’s foremost nurse academics, with a research portfolio that focuses on rural and public health, health workforce, and health system strengthening. She is internationally recognised as co-authoring, 'Grounded Theory: a practical guide, 2011', and is the recipient of an Australian Government Office of Learning and Teaching National Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Learning and Teaching.

About the talk:The question of how to enact cultural safety for Maori and Pacific people living and working in Aotearoa New Zealand has long been at the forefront of thinking about public health policy. Against a timeline that commences with the Te Tiriti o Waitangi, this lecture will describe the concept of cultural safety and explore societal and policy changes that have sought to achieve this goal.

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