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Mauri Tangata: Re-positioning Maori resistance and wellbeing in sexual and reproductive health policy and service provision

Year:
2011
Duration:
23 months
Approved budget:
$296,297.00
Researchers:
Professor Mera Penehira
Health issue:
Reproduction/fertility/sexual health
Proposal type:
Hohua Tutengaehe Fellowship
Lay summary
This project will explore Maori views on sexual and reproductive health with a focus on STI prevention. The research will seek to develop a Kaupapa Maori model of resistance and wellbeing specifically focussed on Maori sexual and reproductive health and STI's. The research will make recommendations for multi-level interventions in this sector. This grant was awarded to University of Waikato but was later transfered to The University of Auckland.