Ma¯ ori health im­proves

Bay of Plenty Times - - Local News -

Manaak­i­tanga, de­ter­mi­na­tion and team­work are be­hind the dra­matic im­prove­ment of a Ma¯ ori health in­di­ca­tor which has led to a na­tional tar­get be­ing met for the first time, says the head of Bay of Plenty Dis­trict Health Board Ma¯ ori health gains and de­vel­op­ment. In a lit­tle over 18 months the num­ber of Bay of Plenty Ma¯ ori preschool­ers en­rolled for free den­tal health ser­vices has risen by more than 2300.

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