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Striving to continue our whakapapa with PCOS

4 months
Approved budget:
Ms Huriana McRoberts
Health issue:
Reproduction/fertility/sexual health
Proposal type:
Māori Health Summer Studentship
Lay summary
The first aim of this research is to collate information around the traditional healing practices/medical intervention for the treatment of whanau not being able to conceive naturally. The research also aims to identify different types of Rongoa Maori/Western Interventions being utilised in the treatment of PCOS. The research further aims to identify the effects A Wairua, A Whatumanawa, A Hinengaro, A Tinana on Maori Whanau with PCOS. Finally, this research will encourage further research to provide a broader view of the short and long term effects for whanau Maori on whakapapa.