BMI (Body Mass Index) is likely to be an inconsistent measure of obesity in Māori and Pacific patients, new University of Otago research reveals. Specifically, researchers from HeartOtago – a group of cardiovascular researchers and...
The first of more than 200 Waitangi Tribunal claims into health inequities faced by Māori – including underfunding in the multi-millions of Māori health providers – got underway this week in an historic hearing at Tūrangawaewae Marae.
Call for independent Māori children’s commissioner over ‘unconscionable’ rates of abuse in state care
The Māori Council is calling for an independent commissioner to hold the Government to account on "unconscionable" rates of Māori child abuse in state care.
Newly released study results present a strong case for lung cancer screening in New Zealand – particularly for Māori whose mortality rates are between three and four times higher than other ethnic groups. Around 450...
A Māori doctor who turned his back on a surgical career to train as a GP in his home town to spend more time with his family has won an award as a role model for future GP trainees.
Mental health services need to actively address the growing use of seclusion and restraint on Māori clients, says Te Rau Matatini CEO Maria Baker.
New Zealand is not alone in trying to combat racism in neonatal services.
A project to expand Gisborne-based Turanga Health’s workplace wellness programme with follow up home visits is ensuring at-risk clients have access to wrap-around services.