Ruth F. Richards

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The Policy Research Working Paper Series disseminates the findings of work in progress to encourage the exchange of ideas about development issues. An objective of the series is to get the findings out quickly, even if the presentations are less than fully polished. The papers carry the names of the authors and should be cited accordingly. The findings,(More)
BACKGROUND This paper reports on health inequalities awareness-raising workshops conducted with senior New Zealand health sector staff as part of the Government's goal of reducing inequalities in health, education, employment and housing. METHODS The workshops were based on a multi-method needs assessment with senior staff in key health institutions. The(More)
Foreword Ma ¯ ori as a population group have, on average, the poorest health status of any ethnic group in New Zealand. The causes of this are complex, but much of this health inequality is linked to the uneven distribution of the determinants of health, such as income, housing, education and employment. As part of its day-today business, government and(More)
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