Enhancing CALD Cultural Competence

Cultural diversity in the New Zealand population is growing leading to increasing cross cultural interactions between clinicians and patients and between employees.

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CALD refers to culturally and linguistically diverse groups who are migrants and refugees from Asian, Middle Eastern, Latin American and African (MELAA) backgrounds.

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  • Dec 2019

    The New Zealand Atlas of Population Change

    This Atlas is produced by the University of Waikato as part of a broader research programme looking at the changing composition of New Zealand's population: Capturing the Diversity Dividend of Aotearoa/New Zealand (CaDDANZ).

  • Dec 2019

    Quota Refugee Health Services Model from July 2020

    The New Zealand government announced in September 2018 an increase in the annual refugee quota to 1,500 from July 2020. As a result of this quota increase, the delivery of government funded health services for quota refugees will change from July 2020.

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