Improving our poor child health outcomes. Child Poverty and health.

Improving our poor child health outcomes.

Presentations from Professor Innes Asher and Dr Nikki Turner

Improving our poor child health outcomes.


Professor Innes Asher was invited to give the Porrit Lecture in Whanganui on 3 November, 2010.  In this lecture Professor Asher talks about:

  • Child health outcomes in New Zealand-international comparisions and inequalities within New Zealand
  • Determinants of health - a triple jeopardy
  • Child rights
  • Working together

The full presentation is available here:

Improving our poor child health outcomes

"Income is the single most important determinant of health. There is a persistent correlation worldwide between low income and poor health."

Dr Nikki Turner presents on  Poverty and Child Health.