PRISM TE HAPAI HAUORA AWARD
An award that recognises an individual or team that has worked within their community to deliver a range of innovative services or expertise to improve the health and wellbeing of Maori. The services may have been co-developed with Maori communities, may be designed to address a particular health need of Maori communities, or may have been endorsed by Maori.
2016New to 2016 the award was won by Leanne Te Karu and Nga Kaitiaki o Te Puna Rongoa o Aotearoa (The Maori Pharmacists' Association) for a project that tackled the issue of gout for Maori patients. It is based on a model of healthcare provision focussed on equity that benefits the whole community.