MIHI has a strong emphasis on social accountability related to Māori health advancement.
MIHI maintains strong relationships with local Kura Kaupapa schools as well as running several free cardiovascular clinics at major events.
MIHI encourages all of its kaimahi to support community activities through membership with the Māori Womens Welfare League and professional bodies such at Te Ora (Māori Doctors Association.)
MIHI Māori mobile vaccination clinics
In some rural areas of Canterbury, mana whenua working alongside the University of Otago have created safe spaces for Māori to get vaccinated against COVID-19 on their own marae.