News & Updates

  • Breast Screening support for Asian Women

    Breast Screening Auckland Central (BSAC) and Waitematā DHB's Asian Health Services are working together to support Asian Women for their regular mammogram. The Asian Health Services Mandarin, Cantonese & Korean speaking staff directly enrol women in the free national BreastScreen Aotearoa programme, and Chinese and Korean group clinics are held three times a week at the new BSAC service, 308 Great South Road, to provide cultural and interpreting support.

    Attached are 中文 & 한국어 posters for your info (and English version).


    Waitematā District Health Board’s Asian Health Services warmly invites you and your family members to participate in our Community Health Seminar. This free seminar will be delivered in Korean.


    • Older peoples Depression & Anxiety
    • Safer Community & Safer Home


    Waitematā DHB’s sustainability team will put an information stall on that day

    Please see the attachment for more info.

  • Community Inclusion Programme

    The Electoral Commission is looking for Volunteer Community Navigators who can work with us to achieve a good voting turnout for the 2020 General Elections.

    Please see the attachment for more info.

  • Muslim & Former-refugee Cultural Workshop on 15 Nov 2019

    Waitematā DHB will have two cultural workshops to share knowledge about our culturally and religiously diverse community.

    The speakers will talk about cultural values related to Muslims and former refugees, their physical and psychological traumas and how we can work together effectively.

    This programme is supported by Te Pou and Asian Health Services (Waitematā DHB) as part of a workforce development project in 2019-20. 

    Please see the attachment for more info.

  • Waitematā DHB’s Asian Health Week 2019 (Theme: Diversity & Inclusion)

    Asian Health Week gives Waitematā DHB the opportunity to promote and celebrate the health & wellbeing of our Asian community.

    Asian Health Week

    Various activities and health workshops will be hosted by Asian Health Services at the North Shore and Waitakere hospitals from Monday, 9 September to Friday, 13 September and we extend a warm invitation to everyone to join in.

    Attached is a calendar of events – as well as some additional information about the workshops and the various presenters who have kindly agreed to lead them. There is something here for everyone and it would be appreciated if you could please share the information within your network of contacts.


    Click here for a calendar of events and here to find out more about the facilitator and presenters who will lead them.

  • #WannaTalk - Youth Life skills Workshop

    Life is full of ups and downs and sometimes we struggle to cope. This workshop is designed to give you some of the skills we all need from time to time to get through some of the tougher days.

    It might also help you understand the issues your friends and family are working through and how you can help.

    Date & Time: 3rd September 2019   6:30pm-8:30pm

    Venue: Raye Freedman Arts Centre, Epsom Girls Grammar School


    Click here for more information.

  • Asian Health Week: Overview and Evaluation Report

    Asian Health Week: Overview and Evaluation ReportAsian Health Week Seminar: Overview of Presentations and Evaluation Report

    The Waitemata DHB Asian Health Week held from 17th to 21st August 2015 showcased the latest research and information on the health status of Asian populations in New Zealand; as well as advances in preparing a Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) culturally competent workforce nation-wide.


  • National Launch of eCALDTM

    CALD Cultural Competency Courses are going national

    eCALD flyer We are pleased to announce that all District Health Boards' workforces will be eligible to access free CALD cultural competency online and Auckland-based face-to-face courses from 28th August 2015.

    eCALDTM provides a range of line and face-to-face training courses for the New Zealand health workforce to develop CALD cultural competencies.

  • Asian Health Week Seminar (17th - 21st August 2015)

    Asian Health Week SeminarOur Asian Health Week Seminar focuses on "The Health of Asian Populations in New Zealand"

    The seminar provides an overview of the research that has been conducted in the area of Asian Health in New Zealand by leading academics and clinical leaders. Speakers will be presenting evidence-based models of care for working with Asian health consumers and their families in a range of settings including inpatient, mental health, child health, disability and health of older people services.