Digital Health Equity Network (DHEN)

The Digital Health Equity Network (DHEN) is the wider group of interested stakeholders who meet regularly as a community or practice/working group as part of the NZ Telehealth Forum.   

Our Mission is to provide:

1. a) an interest group for members to share, learn and develop knowledge and resources in progressing digital health equity;

1. b) advice to the New Zealand Telehealth Leadership Group (NZTLG) and to Te Whatu Ora on matters related to digital health equity in New Zealand, particularly around equity concerns related to digital and data,  promoting the highest standard of health in New Zealand/ Aotearoa for Māori and priority population groups (Pacific, disabled, elderly, people living in low socioeconomic areas). 

Membership is open and free via joining the NZ Telehealth Forum. 

Terms of Reference

The Terms of Reference is available here.


Chair Organisation Contact
LJ Apaipo (Chair) Consumer Engagement Advisor, Pacific for Te Tāhū Hauora, Health Quality & Safety Commission Email