Health Advocacy- Counting the Costs

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dc.contributor.author Dyall, Lorna en
dc.contributor.author Marama, M en
dc.date.accessioned 2012-03-05T02:02:21Z en
dc.date.issued 2010 en
dc.identifier.citation International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction 8(2):190-204 2010 en
dc.identifier.issn 1557-1874 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/12864 en
dc.description.abstract Access to, and delivery of, safe and culturally appropriate health services is increasingly important in New Zealand. This paper will focus on counting the costs of health advocacy through the experience of a small non government charitable organisation, the Health Advocates Trust, (HAT) which aimed to provide advocacy services for a wide range of different population groups, each with distinct but also similar health needs in the Auckland and Northland regions of New Zealand. The costs of advocating for a fair share of funding for the provision of health advocacy services for approximately a third of New Zealand’s population and the legal journey and involved is discussed as well as the lessons those involved have learnt along the way. A focus is made on the importance of health advocacy to address the health needs of Maori, especially those in mental health services, specialist forensic services and those who are need of mental health care in prison. en
dc.publisher Springer en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Internal Journal of Mental Health Addictions en
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dc.rights.uri https://researchspace.auckland.ac.nz/docs/uoa-docs/rights.htm en
dc.title Health Advocacy- Counting the Costs en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1007/s11469-009-9243-z en
pubs.issue 2 en
pubs.begin-page 190 en
pubs.volume 8 en
dc.rights.holder Copyright: Springer en
pubs.end-page 204 en
dc.rights.accessrights http://purl.org/eprint/accessRights/RestrictedAccess en
pubs.subtype Article en
pubs.elements-id 89470 en
dc.identifier.eissn 1557-1882 en
pubs.record-created-at-source-date 2010-09-01 en


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