Post by Kiwi Frontline on Nov 21, 2018 16:21:46 GMT 12
EXAMINING TAIRĀWHITI VOYAGING PHILOSOPHIES
The list of recipients of the Health Research Council of New Zealand's 2019 Career Development Awards has been announced.
Among the successful recipients is Ngāhuia Mita of Te Aitanga-a-Mahaki, Ngāti Porou and Ngāti Hako.
"I'm thrilled to have received this award and to be able to support Te Tairāwhiti Voyaging Trust and the wider Te Tairawhiti community," Mita says.
She will receive over $140,000 which will help go towards her research titled Tairāwhiti Waka, Tairāwhiti tangata - Examining Tairāwhiti voyaging philosophies. It will look into the whakapapa of ancient waka Māori in Te Tairāwhiti.....
SIGNIFICANT HEALTH RESEARCH COUNCIL GRANT FOR WAIKATO RESEARCHER
The Health Research Council has awarded Dr Rawiri Keenan 2019 Career Development Awards.
Dr Keenan is looking at cultural competency and equity in primary care and has the Foxley Fellowship worth $224,727.
The research proposal says cultural competence is a skill and attitude essential to effective communication and therefore effective quality care. This is especially true in primary care/ general practice.
All GP practices and staff in them have obligations for ongoing training and education in the areas of Cultural Competence and Treaty of Waitangi training. Additionally, all practices must have a Māori health plan......