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08
JUL
08
JUL

Whāriki he aka hui: COVID-19 vaccination for people with mental health and substance use issues

8 Jul 2021, 1:00 PM
Zoom
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Following the news that tāngata whai ora are now included in priority group 3 for COVID-19 vaccinations, Whāriki hosts Dr. Edwin Reynolds, Medical Adviser to the Immunisation Advisory Centre, Principal Advisor to the COVID Vaccine Immunisation Programme and Senior Medical Officer at Auckland Regional Public Health Service, who will discuss the vaccination programme with Taimi Allan, CEO at Changing Minds, the lived experience advocacy organisation. They will cover general Pfizer/mRNA vaccine education and FAQ on how people with mental health and substance use concerns or on specific medication can be vaccinated, as well as answering questions about the best ways to support an effective and equitable immunisation programme for tāngata whai ora and whānau. If you have questions for Dr. Reynolds or Taimi Allan send them to info@whariki-ao.nz and we will ensure they are covered in the event.
When
From 8 Jul 2021, 1:00 PM to 8 Jul 2021, 2:00 PM
Duration: 1 hour
Ended 10 weeks, 9 days ago

Te Whāriki o te Ara Oranga is a network for innovators, leaders and influencers in mental health and addiction services to share great ideas about what works. It supports creative collaboration and builds connections to transform services.

A shared safe space to wānanga - listen, contemplate and create solutions; the purpose of Te Whāriki o te Ara Oranga is to improve services for tāngata whai ora and whānau.