This publication supports the implementation of the national public health workforce strategy Te Uru Kahikatea 2007–2016. Based on a range of research and sector consultations, Taeao o Tautai outlines priorities and actions to:
- strengthen the Pacific public health workforce
- increase the capability of the non-Pacific workforce to improve Pacific health gain and reduce inequities.
Taeao o Tautai outlines how the Ministry of Health will implement these actions to contribute to better health outcomes for Pacific peoples. In particular, Taeao o Tautai lists the specific priorities, workforce outcomes, action points and milestones that will be necessary to achieve this.
This plan should be considered in the context of other public health workforce development activities, as it aligns with and complements a range of other actions which are being promoted by the Ministry to implement all the objectives of Te Uru Kahikatea.