It was a privilege and an honour to attend the Pacific Health Research Symposium held at the University of Auckland’s South Campus in Manukau. Several Pasifika clinicians, public health experts, and academics spoke on a range of topics and issues surrounding Pasifika health. Being a new Research assistant intern with Moana Research as well as
The year 2020 has been unique for everyone. Despite the unprecedented events, this year will be remembered as a year of change and collaborative success. As we near the end of the year, we reflect on the contribution of the health sector in responding to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. The World Health
We continue to celebrate Pasifika success in academia with the recent announcement of the HRC Career Development Awards. Congratulations to Dr Analosa Veukiso-Ulugia who was awarded a three-year Pacific Postdoctoral Fellowship and will be supported by Moana Research in partnership with the University of Auckland. Dr Veukiso-Ulugia is no stranger to the Moana Research family,
A new programme developed by Moana Research ‘DigiFale’ is an intergenerational approach designed to strengthen digital health literacy among Pacific communities.
Moana Research attended the Well Child Tamariki Ora Workshop Holiday Inn Rotorua Thursday, 19-20 November 2020.
I have been a paediatric nurse for 8 years at Kidz First Medical, Middlemore Hospital. I have also worked in paediatric surgrical and the neonatal unit. I am a New Zealand born Niue woman and take pride in being able to say I am from “The Rock”.
Emily Fuika Soapi is a Tuvaluan clinical nurse specialist, currently in a secondment role working with Pacific Health, at the Auckland District Health Board on a project called Pacific Planned Care Navigation.
Being a Tongan male, I am aware of the barriers Pacific men face when seeking help and I want to play my part in removing some. I hope to use the knowledge I have gained through my training and life to better the health outcomes of patients, their family and wider community.
1. What is your role as a Pacific Nurse / Midwife
I am a Mana Kidz nurse who works in the community. Mana kidz is a nurse led school based programme providing comprehensive healthcare including rheumatic fever prevention services, skin infection treatment and management and health assessments.
Otara Community Based Assessment Centre My recent experience as the Operations Lead at the Otara Community Based Assessment Centre (CBAC) located at South Seas Healthcare was one of the highlights of my nursing career and one that will definitely be part of history. The introduction of Covid 19 was a new concept that has made,