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Māori women and methamphetamine addiction in pregnancy: A literature review

3 months
Approved budget:
Miss Hazel Gilbert
Health issue:
Addiction (alcohol/drugs/gambling/smoking)
Proposal type:
Māori Health Summer Studentship
Lay summary
A kaupapa Maori literature review to identify some of the barriers to Maori accessing addiction and/or reproductive health services: the challenges Maori whanau face in our communities related to methamphetamine; and any potential enablers to Maori health associated with this issue. The research will explore how social and health parameters, such as socioeconomic status, impact the risk of exposure to methamphetamine and how this relates to Maori reproductive health.