Best Start Kōwae

Best Start Kōwae is a suite of innovative assessment tools for use by Primary and Maternity Care Providers, designed to improve quality care throughout the pregnancy journey.

Gen2040 is leading the national rollout of the tools that will see significant improvements across health services, ensuring all pēpī, especially pēpī Māori, are given the best start in life.

Best Start Kōwae will be freely available for use by primary care providers and lead maternity carers across Aotearoa.

More information about Gen2040 and Best Start Kōwae including how to access the tools for your practice.

Evaluation of the Early Pregnancy Assessment Approach in the Whanganui Region: This evaluation report identifies the successes and challenges during early implementation of the EPAA in Whanganui. It provides recommendations for wider implementation of the EPAA.