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A Kaupapa Maori approach to Cardiac Risk Reduction

6 months
Approved budget:
Mrs Josephine Church
Health issue:
Proposal type:
Māori Health Rangahau Hauora Scholarship
Lay summary
The project will focus on the development of a pilot kaupapa Maori cardiac risk reduction programme aimed to provide lifestyle modification and Maori-appropriate education in the Tauranga area. Under the guidance of experienced researchers, the applicant will be actively involved in data collection and analysis. The main purpose of the applicant's involvement in the research is to gain a practical understanding of Kaupapa Maori methodologies in the context of cardiovascular health. The outputs of the research will inform future health research projects and enhance the applicant's own business as a lymphatic practitioner.