Policy/ Strategy Documents

Source: Te Hiringa Hauora (Health Promotion Agency, New Zealand) "There is a huge amount of mental health information available on apps and the internet. Research suggests that some people like using these online tools as they can help remove barriers…
A policy brief from the World Health Organization offers strategies for combating ageism and bias in machine learning technologies. The brief, "Ageism in artificial intelligence for health," proposes a wide range of measures to ensure older people are effectively engaged in the processes, technologies and services affecting them.  
Australia continues to rapidly integrate telehealth as an accepted and much desired element of health care delivery, in particular within the mental health space. Recent activity by the Federal Government has signalled continued growth in this area. Notably, the House Select Committee on Mental Health and Suicide Prevention has now released its final report into this critical and complex issue (the Report). In addition to the Report, the Australian Federal Government has also recently commenced a period of consultation on its Primary Health Care Plan 10 Year Plan, noting the acceleration of telehealth’s role in the usual course of health care in Australia.
Kids Help Phone’s Indigenous Advisory Council has challenged Kids Help Phone to achieve seven ambitious goals through the implementation of Finding Hope: Kids Help Phone’s Action Plan for Supporting First Nations, Inuit and Métis Young People. The goals of their…
COVID-19 has transformed the UK's National Health Service (NHS) The urgency of this pandemic has driven unprecedented digital transformation throughout health and care. It has transformed people’s relationship with the NHS - for the better. The Digital Transformation Plan sets out the…
Mental health is at the forefront of the digital health movement, and its progress has been further accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic. This can be seen in the rapid shift to digital channels among formal mental health systems, and in the…
Achieving equity in the health and disability system has been in the ‘too hard basket’ for too long in New Zealand and around the world. Despite being a highly literate, technologically advanced society, there is still inaction in the face…
"Digital is not always best for all people or all situations" Kerry Dalton, CEO of NZ Citizen Advice Bureau. This article explores the suitability of digital solutions from an equity perspective, and links to the CAB report ‘Face to Face with Digital Exclusion’.

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