A new strategic research project with the aim of improving sleep for pepi and their whanau has been awarded $1.7 million over three years by A Better Start National Science Challenge. As well as...
A virtual patient developer, fertility researcher and a kaupapa Māori health research group are amongst the seven health winners honoured at the 2018 Research Honours Aotearoa awards.
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.
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.
Māori are more likely to be subjected to compulsory mental health treatment and placed in seclusion, the latest Director Of Mental Health annual report has revealed.
Babies close to death are less likely to get life saving treatment if they're Māori, Pacific or Indian - and experts partly blame racial bias.