Landmark Indigenous Agreement Signed

November 2011

The LIME Connection IV provided the opportunity for a landmark agreement to be signed between Medical Deans Australia and New Zealand today signed a landmark agreement with Te Ohu Rata O Aotearoa (Te ORA).

The  agreement signifies both organisation’s commitment to improve Indigenous health, and specifically Māori health equality in Aotearoa.

Te ORA (Maori Doctors) Sign Collaboration Agreement with MDANZ

November 2011

The LIME Connection IV provided an appropriate forum for the formation of new partnerships, including a Collaboration Agreement between the Medical Deans Australia and New Zealand (MDANZ) and Te ORA.

‘This collaboration agreement signals the beginning of an important relationship and work programme between Maori doctors and the Medical Dean’ said Dr Sue Crengle, the Chair of Te ORA.   ‘Te ORA looks forward to working with Medical Deans to support the future growth and development of the M?ori medical workforce’.

Success for The University of Auckland at the LIME Biennial Conference

November 2011

The Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences Dr Rhys Jones, received one of the prestigious LIMElight Awards presented at LIME Connection IV for Leading innovation in curriculum implementation.  Another award winner from the University was Ibrahim Solomon who collected a LIMElight Student Award.

The conference itself was also a great success with 220 people attending.

School of Medicine receives award for Indigenous Health Attachment

November 2011

The UWS School of Medicine received a LIMElight award at the Leaders in Indigenous Medical Education (LIME)  Connection IV conference held in Auckland, New Zealand. The award was in the category of Leading Innovation in Community Engagement.

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Health Worker Project Program Manager at LIME Connection IV

November 2011

Mr Pat Maher, Program Manager with the HWA Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Health Worker Project will participated in a plenary panel at LIME Connection IV, discussing the topic “Indigenous Medical Education: Responsibility, Reform and Strategies for Success”.