Indigenous contributions to governance in health informatics can be drawn from cultural concepts such as Katiakitanga, which implies guardianship, stewardship, governance and responsibility roles.

Kaitiakitanga acts as a guideline to address ongoing and complex issues such as collective ownership, the responsible publication of data, and whether benefits in health for Maori can be explicitly declared and met.


Creator | Kaihanga
Robyn Kamira
Year of Creation | Tau
Publisher | Kaiwhakaputa
Information Science Publishing, Hershey, London, Melbourne, Singapore
Keywords | Kupu
information technology, kaitiakitanga, governance, indigenous peoples, Maori, digital
Main Language | Reo Matua
Submitter's Rights | Nga Tika o te Kaituku
I am the author / creator of this resource
This Research has
been peer reviewed by academics at a university
Bibliographic Citation | Whakapuakanga

Kamira, R.(2006).Kaitiakitanga and Health Informatics: Introducing Useful Indigenous Concepts of Governance in the Health sector. Chapter in “Information Technology and Indigenous People”, Eds., L.E. Dyson, M.Hendriks, S.Grant, University of Technology, Sydney, Information Science Publishing, 2007.

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