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FROM WHAIKAHA MINISTRY OF DISABLED PEOPLE The dedicated COVID-19 Disability Helpline is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call free on 0800 11 12 13. Text 8988. Or access it with the New Zealand Relay Service at www.nzrelay.co.nz The helpline can provide: – Help or information about vaccines, testing, face […]
Our koha to the disability community Kia ora koutou, Covid has affected many whānau hauā (disabled people and their families), and winter makes it harder. For whānau hauā in need, the Awahou network has care packs to support those who have to isolate or with winter ailments here in Tāmaki Makaurau. Our […]
Please see below call for research participants from Dr. Solmaz Nazari Orakani: Disabled people and their parents/whānau are invited to participate in a research project looking at their experiences in accessing health care during the pandemic. This project also looks at the possible impacts of access barriers on disabled people’s short and long-term health outcomes. […]
Please see below notification from Ministry of Health re the People’s Group next meeting 5th May: Kia ora koutou katoa, It’s nearly time for the next session of the ‘The People’s Group’ – COVID-19 information and preparedness for disabled people, whānau and carers, on Thursday 5 May, 12-1pm. This Thursday people will hear […]
Please see below correspondence from the communications department at Ministry of Health received yesterday 7th April: Kia ora koutou katoa, This morning we were scheduled to run ‘The People’s Group’ – COVID-19 information and preparedness for disabled people, whānau and carers. Most regrettably, a significant technicality prevented the virtual meeting from taking place. […]