Well, as we do our part to reduce the spread of COVID-19, I’m reminded that it’s usually during times of disasters or public health outbreaks, we see how systems that were created with the intention to provide efficiency can instead create unintended inefficiencies.
The inaugural 2019 Moana Research Seminar series will engage Pacific parents, community leaders and professionals in a conversation about government strategy and issues impacting Pacific children and families says Moana Research Executive Director Dr Teuila Percival.
Women’s Health and Newborn Annual Report. Download here.
Travelling recently through Southeast Asia and East Africa, I have been both amazed and appalled by how big data and other digital innovations are changing people’s lives—or not.
Sāmoan families across the country will be getting ready this morning for the annual White Sunday service. Lotu Tamaiti – Children’s Service or Children’s Day, if you like.
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 improving sleep, this project also aims to reduce excessive weight gain in young tamariki (0-2 years), and to improve wellbeing among tamariki and their caregivers.
“We remember all babies born sleeping. Those we carried but never met; those we held but could not take home; the ones that came home but could not stay”
What was once a near-eradicated disease, is now on a continual rise that has yet to peak and has forced the opening of a new measles unit at Middlemore Hospital. It spread throughout central and west Auckland before we began to see the South Auckland rise. Herd immunity (look it up) has been lost thanks to the spread of another virus – online memes.
The International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples falls on the 9th of August each year in an attempt to promote and protect the rights of the world’s indigenous population. The year 2019 also marks the International Year of Indigenous Languages.
I came across this article in the US over the weekend which suggested Fitbits and other wearables were inaccurately tracking heart rates in people of colour.