Getting into the Act
Written by Dr Tara Kessaram, this thinkpiece provided support to the branches in the lead up to previous local council and DHB elections.
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Living in healthy environments
This publication is subtitled Balancing the interests of individuals and communities. As a society we need to make decisions about how our environments are organised and the role we have to play in looking after our own health and the health of others. This balance of individual and community interests is at the core of public health ethics.
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Te ture whakaruruhau – Code of ethical principles for public health in Aotearoa New Zealand
The purpose of the Code, produced by the PHA in 2012 is to give guidance in ways to consider ethical practice in public health in Aotearoa New Zealand. It is to assist public health practitioners, managers and organisations to explore and discuss ethical approaches that may help resolve conflicting lines of public health action.
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Generic Competencies for Public Health in Aotearoa-New Zealand
This document presents a set of generic competencies for public health that provide a minimum baseline set of competencies that is common to all public health roles across all public health sectors and disciplines.
How to promote public health in your community
Local and regional government can control a large number of factors that determine the health of people in their areas. The PHA developed this plain language guide.
Te Tiriti o Waitangi-based practice in health promotion
A comprehensive resource written by a team led by Heather Came (PhD). The resource builds on the legacy of Dr Irihapeti Ramsden and cultural safety in nursing.