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Talanoa: Director for Pacific Health, Markerita Poutasi

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Marama T-Pole | Presenter

In July this year, a big shake up of our health system happened with the birth of a new health structure, Health NZ or Te Whatu Ora. Officials have said it will mean better health outcomes, it’s led by a Samoan woman CEO Fepulea’i Margie Apa and this week the announcement of the new Director for Pacific Health has been made public, Markerita Poutasi.

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