Date: Wednesday 16th October 2013, 9.00am – 4.00pm
Cost: 25 per person
Venue: Tamatekapua Marae, Ohinemutu, Rotorua
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Research locally and overseas shows a complex layered spectrum of factors associated with inequalities that need to be addressed in order to eliminate and prevent their re-creation.Lecture 1 - Inequality in Cancer for Maori by Dr Nina Scott
- Health literacy involves how people come to have information about health issues. Low health literacy is associated with poor health outcomes. This study involved Maori patients and their whanau, health professionals and examined health resources used by health professionals.
- The aim was to identify key communication practices that contribute to Maori Health literacy and kaumatua and whanau experiences of end of life planning and care, as well as clinicians and kaimahi delivery of these services.
- The aim of the research was to gather qualitative information from Maori whanau about their end of life experiences and cultural needs.