Posts Tagged ‘Māori COVID vaccination rates’

NZ cannot abandon Covid elimination strategy while Māori, Pasifika vaccination rates are too low

Thursday, September 23rd, 2021
Māori and Pasifika vaccination rates

Auckland’s move to alert level 3 has also triggered speculation about whether the national Covid-19 elimination strategy has failed or is even being abandoned. While the government denies it, others clearly believe it is at least a possibility. The uncertainty is troubling. If elimination fails or is abandoned, it would suggest we have not learnt Read more

Māori healthcare professionals on a COVID-19 vaccination mission

Thursday, September 2nd, 2021

COVID-19 vaccination rates among Māori are low. Changing this reality is challenging healthcare providers. Although they are making inroads into the poor COVID-19 vaccination rates, health statistics show the low uptake is part of a difficult yet familiar reality. At present, for every one non-Māori or Pacific person who has received their first dose of Read more