So you’re approaching your son/daughters birthday, you’ve spent hours in the mall trying to find the perfect gift. Paid an arm and a leg, only to find that when they get through the wrapping paper, they’ve ditched the toy to play with the box.
Moana Research is fortunate to be part of the Dementia project looking at Samoan Families with Dementia. This is led by Dr Fuafiva Fa’afau from Pacific Health, the School of Population Health, University of Health and in collaboration with the Lidia Research team and Brain Research New Zealand CoRE.
The expertise and multiple skill set of the Moana Research team has allowed for team members to be invited onto multiple advisory groups.
All Pacific mums and families want the best for their children and family member and want to protect them from harm, this includes diseases and illnesses. The good news is that many diseases and illnesses can be prevented by getting your child or family member vaccinated/immunised.
A passionate group of researchers gathered in Auckland at a Pasifika fono to discuss potential projects within the National Science Challenge A Better Start E Tipu e Rea during the next three to five years.
We all know someone in our family or community or who has been affected by breast cancer or has lost a loved one to this disease. But what’s more tragic is that in many cases, with early detection, many of these deaths are preventable.
Today marks International Women’s Day. At Moana Research, we recognise the important influences our women have not only in the home but also within the workplace.
The second workshop of the Pacific Health Governance Research Network provided the opportunity for attendees to discuss and collaborate on addressing the health challenges in the Pacific region which were highlighted in the first workshop in Brisbane (February 2018).
The 9th International Society for Research on Internet Interventions (ISRII) conference was held in Auckland from the 13-15 February – the first time since being established in 2004. With over fifty percent of international delegates attending, the conference provided an opportunity for individuals to discuss and learn more about chatbots…
The first five years of life are critical to establishing positive or negative pathways toward health and well-being yet inequities in Pacific child health still exist.