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News from the Ground | " Māngere Refugee Health Service "

Māngere Refugee Health Service (MRHS) is a service developed by Te Whatu Ora Counties Manukau which aims to provide comprehensive primary health care and screening to quota refugee arrivals while at Te Āhuru Mōwai o Aotearoa.

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86th Edition

This edition looks at some latest news from the field as well as an update on the eCALD cross-cultural practice supervision pilot.

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Te Tāhuhu o te Mātauranga Ministry of Education (Monday) 20th March 2023 Webinar | “Raising Children in Aotearoa”

Webinar: Raising Children in Aotearoa Hosted by: Te Tāhuhu o te Mātauranga The Ministry of Education Target audience: Families from migrant and refugee backgrounds (English only) Date: Monday, 20 March 2023 Time: 6.30pm to 8.00pm The Panelists: Angela Hu, PB4L Advisor, MOE Dr Nike Franke, Research Fellow, Aotearoa Liggins Institute Eva Chen, Parent Setal Patel, Counsellor, Parent Help The panel of experts will offer parents from ethnic backgrounds, including migrants and former refugees, an understanding of the best way to raise and support their children’s growth and well-being.

World Health Organisation’s Promoting the Health of Refugees and Migrants: Experiences From Around The World Report | eCALD® listed as one of the case studies.

This World Health Organisation publication is a compendium of 49 country case examples illustrating positive steps taken by various countries towards better health outcomes for the one billion people on the move.

Great News for the Mental Health and Addiction Workforce

We are delighted to announce the launch of a new "Cultural Competency Training Programme for the Mental Health and Addiction Workforce Working with Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) Asian and Refugee Communities". 

Te Whatu Ora’s Health Response for 2022 Special Ukraine Visa Holders

Te Whatu Ora’s health response for the Ukrainians arriving under the 2022 Special Ukraine Visa commenced on 17 October 2022.

ARRHN | Former Refugee & Asylum Seeker Health & Wellbeing Forum | 30 November 2022

Auckland Regional Refugee Health Network (ARRHN) is hosting the forthcoming Former Refugee and Asylum Seeker Health & Wellbeing Forum.

Trans and Non-binary Health Survey | Counting Ourselves

Counting Ourselves is an anonymous online survey about trans and non-binary people's health in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Positive Parenting Programme | RASNZ

RASNZ Community Team delivers Teen and Primary Care Triple P-based discussion groups in the community to families from refugee backgrounds.

“The Inbetweeners, it is okay to be in both worlds” [Documentary] | Asian Family Services and Ministry for Ethnic Communities

Asian Family Services (AFS) has recently launched the "Inbetweener" documentary.

Self-harm among Indian parents/family members | UOA Research

A Masters's student at the University of Auckland invites Indian parents and family members of young people who self-harm to participate in an anonymous online REDCAP survey.

Strategy 2022-2025 - A pathway to an Aotearoa where ethnic communities feel at home | Ministry of Ethnic Communities

The Ministry of Ethnic Communities has launched their strategy to guide their work programme between 2022 and 2025 with the aim to promote and celebrate the value of ethnic diversity and the richness it brings in all facets of society and culture.

New Zealand Refugee Advisory Panel | Immigration New Zealand

Immigration New Zealand has established the Refugee Advisory Panel to help support the government decision-makers and policy developers on matters impacting refugees in New Zealand.

Cutting Edge Pre-conference Workshop | Asian Hui | 31 August 2022

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