Story: Public health

Health promotion worker

Health promotion worker

Public health professionals work in both health protection and health promotion. In the early 2000s Cassius Kuresa was a health promoter at the Regional Public Health unit, which covered Wellington, Hutt Valley and Wairarapa. He was involved in promoting Pacific sexual health, and child and youth health.

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Kerryn Pollock, 'Public health - What is public health?', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 27 June 2022)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 7 Jul 2019 with assistance from Richard Edwards