For release: Thu, 11 October 2018 Te Whāriki Takapou and Te Kaha o Te Rangatahi were interviewed on Te Karere on 11 October 2018 highlighting the use of mātauranga Māori resources around sexual and reproductive health.
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He Pūkenga Kōrero: Rangatahi and STI in the Waikato He Pūkenga Kōrero is the name given to a small Māori health research project funded by the Health Research Council of New Zealand. The 18-month long project was a collaboration between Te Whāriki Takapou, Te Rākei Whakaehu, and Te Ahurei a Rangatahi and concludes in June […]
Current STI policy is derived from three Ministry of Health documents; The Sexual and Reproductive Health Strategy: Phase One (Ministry of Health, 2001), Sexual and Reproductive Health: A Resource Book for New Zealand Health Care Organisations (Ministry of Health, 2003), and the HIV/AIDS Action Plan (Ministry of Health, 2003). Often overlooked is He Korowai Oranga: Māori Health […]
STI testing and treatment services take place across a range of primary care organisations, some of which are specialised STI services, and others, like GP medical centres, which offer STI testing and treatment as part of a range of primary health services. In the greater Hamilton region, free STI testing and treatment services are available […]
Rangatahi are over-represented in the statistics for chlamydia and gonorrhoea (Ekeroma, Pandit, Bartley, Ikenasio-Thorpe, & Thompson, 2012; ESR, 2013; Morgan, 2013; Rose et al., 2012; Terry et al., 2012). Rangatahi most vulnerable to STI are young Māori, 16-24 years of age, and not in employment, education or training (NEET), and young Māori who are […]
To effectively deliver sexual and reproductive health promotion with Māori communities we developed a resource, Mana Tangata Whenua: National Guidelines for Sexual and Reproductive Health Promotion with Māori (2016).