Digital Health Equity Reference Group
The Digital Health Equity Reference Group provides advice to the New Zealand Telehealth Forum and the Ministry of Health on matters of importance to digital health equity in New Zealand, particularly around equity concerns related to digital and data, ensuring the Ministry of Health and New Zealand Telehealth Forum promotes the highest standard of health in New Zealand/ Aotearoa for Māori and priority population groups (Pacific, disabled, elderly, people living in low socioeconomic areas).
The group also makes recommendations and provides input into the development of strategic documents, guidelines, and investment signals, as they relate to digital health enablement, digital inclusion, data and health equity.
Terms of Reference
The DRAFT Terms of Reference is available here
Should you wish to contact any of the members we will facilitate this through the links below.
|Members||Role and Organisation||Contact|
|Amio Ikihele||Chair; Moana Research, University of Auckland|
|Te Hao Apaapa-Timu||Counties Manakau DHB, Ko Awatea|
|Tia Ashby||Moko Foundation|
|Paul Brown||Disabled Persons Assembly|
|Dr Emily Gill||Primary Care Physician; University of Auckland|
|Charis Frethey||NZ Telehealth Forum|
|Sasha Webb||Te Aho O Te Kahu|
|Dr Chris Walsh||Partners in Care, Health Quality & Safety Commission|
|Leona Karauria||Consumer representative|