Quality Improvement: Indigenous Influence in Oral Health Policy, Process, and Practice

J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2016;27(1A):54-60. doi: 10.1353/hpu.2016.0035.


A Quality Improvement Group for Māori oral health providers [Indigenous New Zealand oral health services] has been an effective and necessary mechanism for engaging Indigenous oral health expertise in decision-making for Indigenous oral health policy and sector developments to reduce oral health inequalities and improve Indigenous oral health outcomes.

MeSH terms

  • Health Policy*
  • Health Services, Indigenous*
  • Humans
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander*
  • New Zealand
  • Quality Improvement*