Gabrielle Baker

Gabrielle Baker (Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Kuri) is a consultant and former public servant. Her primary interest is in a pro-equity and anti-racist health system. She works with a range of organisations that are committed to achieving the same thing.

Ātea
Aug 1, 2018

Has the 2018 Census failed Māori?

A lack of consultation with Māori, and less participation in the 2018 Census across the board, shows that indigenous data sovereignty is more important than ever.

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Ātea
Apr 14, 2018

How the Waitangi Tribunal can make a difference in Māori health

Last weekend the New Zealand Māori Council with the National Hauora Coalition hosted a hui to discuss Wai 2575, the Waitangi Tribunal’s inquiry into Health Services and Outcomes. Gabrielle Baker was there.

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Ātea
Feb 15, 2018

Summer health series: You have the tools, now make a change

In the final installment of our series on the future of Māori health, former Ministry of Health advisor and policy analyst Gabrielle Baker sums up the core values needed to make big changes to our health system.

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Ātea
Feb 9, 2018

How to get the most from Māori health providers

What lies beyond the new Labour government’s ‘first 100 days’ for health policy and outcomes for Māori? In part five of our series on the future of Māori health, former Ministry of Health advisor and policy analyst Gabrielle Baker looks at what we should expect from Māori health providers.

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Ātea
Feb 4, 2018

Summer health series: more funding or wiser spending?

Former Ministry of Health advisor and policy analyst Gabrielle Baker looks at where social investment and health intersect and asks if we're spending money on the right services.

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Ātea
Jan 23, 2018

Summer health series: Treaty partnership and decision making

In part three of our series on the future of Māori health, former Ministry of Health advisor and policy analyst Gabrielle Baker asks how we can be better Treaty partners in the quest to achieve equity.

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Ātea
Jan 16, 2018

Summer health series: Why ‘reducing inequality’ isn’t enough

In part two of our series on the future of Māori health, former Ministry of Health advisor and policy analyst Gabrielle Baker asks if ‘reducing inequalities’ is aiming too low.

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Ātea
Jan 8, 2018

Summer health series: what comes next for Māori health?

What lies beyond the new Labour government’s ‘first 100 days’ for health policy and outcomes for Māori? In a new series, former Ministry of Health advisor and policy analyst Gabrielle Baker asks Māori health professionals for their recommendations for a more equitable health system.

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