Rhys Jones

Dr Rhys Jones (Ngāti Kahungunu) is a public health physician currently working as a senior lecturer at Te Kupenga Hauora Māori (TKHM), University of Auckland. He oversees Māori health teaching, learning and assessment in the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences. Dr Jones' research interests include ethnic inequalities in health, indigenous health in health professional education, and environmental influences on health.

May 13, 2020

Covid-19 and Māori health: 'The daily 1pm briefings have been an exercise in whiteness'

Where is the ‘other’ Treaty partner in this pandemic response, asks public health expert Rhys Jones.

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Mar 18, 2020

Why equity for Māori must be prioritised during the Covid-19 response

Māori have fared worst in every pandemic New Zealand has ever experienced.

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