News & Updates

CALD Cultural Competency Courses are going national on 28th August 2015

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. View our eCALDTM flyer.

eCALDTM courses and resources are developed and managed by Waitemata DHB and funded by the Ministry of Health via the Northern Regional Alliance Ltd.

For further information about courses and resources, eligibility, cost and registration details please visit www.eCALD.com.

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Our Asian Health Week Seminar from 17th - 21st August 2015 focuses on "The Health of Asian Populations in New Zealand"

Asian Health Week SeminarThe 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.

Asian workforce development is also a key focus over the week including supporting managers, teams and practitioners who work in culturally diverse teams and with culturally diverse populations. The seminars will include panel discussions in a conference style setting.

View programme and to book for a seminar...


Opening Ceremony
The opening ceremony will be held at 10am on Monday 17th August and will include the official launch of the national roll-out of the eCALDTM cultural competency courses going national on 28th August 2015. We are also officially launching the new eCALDTM website www.eCALD.com.

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