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Kimi Hauora Wairau, the Marlborough Primary Health Organisation (KHW MPHO) was established in January 2004 to deliver the Government’s Primary Health Care Strategy (pdf).
KHW MPHO's governance trustees are drawn from Primary Health Providers, Iwi and the wider community. As well as contracting General Practitioners to provide primary care, KHW MPHO's is also charged with improving the wider health outcomes for populations in Marlborough who are disproportionately represented in health and demographic deprivation data.
KHW MPHO’s focus has been to undertake the following developments which ensured it can add value and support communities and health care providers to improve Marlborough health outcomes.
Along with the wider New Zealand health system Kimi Hauora Wairau faces significant challenges including:
To meet these challenges KHW MPHO working in partnership with others aims to achieve the following critical outcome measures
To be the leading PHO delivering innovative proactive responsive accessible quality primary health care
To deliver the six key directions of the New Zealand Primary Health Care Strategy to benefit Marlborough people
Kimi Hauora Wairau supports and values people.
Kimi Hauora Wairau strives for excellence in everything it does.
Kimi Hauora Wairau aims to provide leadership and direction.
Kimi Hauora Wairau is committed integrity in its processes and people.
Kimi Hauora Wairau is aware that Marlborough is a culturally diverse community and endeavours to offer appropriate culturally safe practices.
Kimi Hauora Wairau recognises the status of Maori in our society as expressed under the Treaty of Waitangi.
Kimi Hauora Wairau sustains a common understanding that Iwi are an essential partner in developing and implementing health strategies for Maori.
The emphasis of this relationship will be based on;