How does the Treaty of Waitangi affect healthcare?

How does the Treaty of Waitangi affect healthcare?

The Treaty of Waitangi gives an assurance for both nurse and patient that they will work together to preserve and improve better health outcomes. This has resulted in the improvement of health outcomes for the Maori community. The Crown is working with Maori in partnership to improve health.

Why is the Treaty of Waitangi bad?

The land was lost through a combination of private and Government purchases, outright confiscation, and Native Land Court practices that made it difficult for Māori to maintain their land under traditional ownership structures. There were some purchases of Māori land made before the Treaty was signed.

Was the Treaty of Waitangi unfair?

Colonists believed the Treaty of Waitangi was fair because it offered Māori the rights of British citizens. The signing of the Treaty made it easier for settlers to acquire land. Those Pākehā who sided with Māori were known as ‘philo-Māori’.

Why is Article Three of the Treaty of Waitangi important to Māori health?

The Queen will protect all the Māori people of New Zealand, and give them all the same rights as those of the people of England. Oritetanga – Article 3 contains a provision which guarantees equality between Māori individuals and other New Zealanders.

What problems occurred after the signing of the Treaty?

Settlement and land disputes escalate After the signing of the Treaty, there was a huge increase in the number of Europeans wanting to buy land and settle in New Zealand. Problems arose when new settlers or companies representing them tried to buy land without consulting all of the Māori landowners.

How much of New Zealand is owned by Māori?

Maori land has been estimated at about 5.6 per cent of New Zealand’s total land area of 26.9 million hectares (Table 1).

What were some problems with the Treaty?

One of the most controversial terms of the treaty was the War Guilt clause, which explicitly and directly blamed Germany for the outbreak of hostilities. The treaty forced Germany to disarm, to make territorial concessions, and to pay reparations to the Allied powers in the staggering amount of $5 billion.

How can we protect Māori health?

Active protection: The principle of active protection, which requires the Crown to act, to the fullest extent practicable, to achieve equitable health outcomes for Māori….Where to go for help.

Emergencies Dial 111 (for ambulance, fire or police)
Mental health crisis Emergency contact numbers

Who is the largest payer in healthcare?

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is the single largest payer for health care in the United States. Nearly 90 million Americans rely on health care benefits through Medicare, Medicaid, and the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP).