PUBH7011 Health Systems & Structures Week 5

The New Zealand
Health Strategy
PUBH7011 Health Systems & Structures
Week 5
Topic objectives
From our studies this week,
you will be able to:
• Analyse the aim and intended
influence of the New Zealand Health
Strategy
First…. Let’s recap…
 Minister of Health
 Ministry of Health
 District Health
Boards
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 Well
High self-reported health
Satisfaction with services
Speedy doctors appointments
Short waits in emergency depts
Above average life expectancy
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 Chronic disease
 Health-related
infections & antibiotic
resistance
 Ageing population
 Increasing health costs
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 Percentage of Maori
health professionals is
disproportionately low
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 Population-based
funding
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 Cost weights
(an