A mental health nurse's lifetime work in supporting Māori mental health has been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours. The Northern Advocate's Peter de Graaf's reports that Caroline "Moe" Milne's interest in mental health was sparked by a 14-year-old classmate at high school.
Agreeable extroverts are more likely to be highly satisfied with their health care, according to a study published today in the New Zealand Medical Journal. But the study also found that non- Pākehā New Zealanders lower satisfaction rates with healthcare was due to other factors than psychological or demographic characteristics.
‘Fishbowl gyms’ and putting work and whānau first are amongst the reasons stopping overweight Māori men getting back into exercise, a recent study indicates.
Goods sent through the generosity of the public in response to an emergency is not a new phenomenon. However the history of emergency responses similar to the Samoa measles epidemic includes numerous examples of...
A new study shows that self-testing for cervical cancer prevention could have a positive impact on Māori women.
A programme tailored for obese kids has yielded some promising results, with children reporting better physical and emotional health after just a year.
For the first time in a decade, a nationwide survey of Māori working in the health sector is underway. By Rebekah Fraser.
People are dying while officials decide whether to give Māori and Pacific New Zealanders free bowel cancer screening from the age of 50, the Māori Party says. The Ministry of Health is still considering whether...