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.
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 world cannot be understood without numbers. And it cannot be understood with numbers alone.” Dr Hans Rosling
If you believe in this statement, we suggest you read Hans Rosling’s new book “Factfulness: Ten Reasons We’re Wrong About the World—and Why Things Are Better Than You Think.”
Moana Research was privileged to attend the ‘whole of system approach to maternity workshop’, which was facilitated by the Ministry of Health in Wellington on 19 July 2018.
Moana Research wins Pacific Social Enterprise Award at the 11th National Pacific Business Trust Awards
The 11th National Pacific Business Trust Awards were celebrated at Eden Park on Friday 22nd June 2018 and Moana Research were excited to have been nominated in two categories – HATCHing Pacific Business and Social Enterprise. The awards evening provided an opportunity to ‘shine a light’ on the many Pacific businesses and social enterprises in operation across New Zealand.
In 2017, prior to the commencement of the Tongan Family Violence Training Programme (Fofola e fala kae talanoa e Kāinga), a group of “cultural experts” chosen by the Ministry of Social Development (MSD) and/or Alliance Community Initiative Trust (ACIT) were tasked with the responsibility of writing the Tongan Family Violence Training Manual…
There is a move for New Zealanders to be fully participating in the digital world. Our society is becoming increasingly dependent on technology – we use Google to search for health symptoms, a map if we’re lost, we use internet banking via a phone app and go on social media to get updates from friends and families near and far.