Our Health Priority Areas

The following eight Southern DHB health priority areas were identified through the District Strategic Plan 2005-10 process, which followed the 2005 Health Needs Assessment (Health Profile of the Southland population). The eight health priority areas have been grouped under three key health themes.  For more information about each health priority area and our plans and objectives in addressing these health areas, see the District Strategic Plan 2005-10.

 

"REDUCING HEALTH INEQUALITIES"

Rural Health

Community Support

Maori Health

"HEALTHY LIFESTYLES"

Oral Health

Child and Youth Health

Healthy Eating Healthy Action (HEHA)

Mental Health

"MINIMISING THE IMPACT OF CHRONIC ILLNESS"
Chronic Illness