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PUBH741 Hauora Māori - Policy Practice and Research

An overview of the New Zealand health policy, service delivery and research contexts as they relate to hauora Māori. Key examples and approaches are explored and critically analysed.

Paper title Hauora Māori - Policy Practice and Research
Paper code PUBH741
Subject Public Health
EFTS 0.1250
Points 15 points
Teaching period(s) 1st Non standard period (24 April 2017 - 16 June 2017), 1st Non standard period (24 April 2017 - 16 June 2017), 1st Non standard period (24 April 2017 - 16 June 2017)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,346.38
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,562.50

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Prerequisite
PUBH 712
Restriction
PUBH 709
Limited to
MA, MHealSc, MPH, DPH, PGDipArts, PGDipHealSc, PGCertPH
Notes
This paper runs for the second half of first semester.
Eligibility
Students who have completed an undergraduate degree in any discipline or recognised equivalent
Contact
Wellington Campus: publichealth.uow@otago.ac.nz
Christchurch Campus: publichealth.uoc@otago.ac.nz
Dunedin Campus: postgrad.publichealthdunedin@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Wellington Campus: Dr Keri Lawson-Te Aho (Co-Convenor)
Christchurch Campus: Christina McKerchar (Co-Convenor)
Dunedin Campus: Professor John Broughton
Paper Structure
Topics:
  • Course overview and introduction; Māori health policies and service delivery
  • Health sector responsiveness to hauora Māori
  • Māori health development
  • Assignment presentations: research and hauora Māori
  • Kaupapa Māori theory and research
  • Research approaches in hauora Māori
Assessment:
  • Assignment 1
    • Part 1, presentation - 10%
    • Part 2, written report - 40%
  • Assignment 2
    • Research assignment - 50%
Teaching Arrangements
Thursday mornings:

Wellington: 9.00 am - 12.00 pm
Christchurch: 9.30 am - 12.30 pm
Dunedin: 9.00 am – 12.00 pm

Full day:

19 May 9.00 am - 4.00 pm (Wellington and Dunedin)
19 May 9.30 am - 4.30 pm (Christchurch)
Textbooks
Text to be confirmed. Please contact the Department.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the context of Māori health policy and service delivery
  • Critically analyse current health initiatives and their contribution to improving Māori health outcomes
  • Demonstrate an understanding of Māori-focused approaches in public health research
  • Critically analyse public health research from a Māori-focused perspective

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Timetable

1st Non standard period (24 April 2017 - 16 June 2017)

Location
Christchurch
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Moodle

1st Non standard period (24 April 2017 - 16 June 2017)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Moodle

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Thursday 09:00-10:50 17-18
Thursday 09:00-11:50 19, 21-22
Thursday 11:00-11:50 18

Workshop

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
W1 Thursday 09:00-16:50 20

1st Non standard period (24 April 2017 - 16 June 2017)

Location
Wellington
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Moodle

An overview of the New Zealand health policy, service delivery and research contexts as they relate to hauora Māori. Key examples and approaches are explored and critically analysed.

This paper initially explores and analyses New Zealand Health Policies including He Korowai Oranga - the Māori health strategy. The responsiveness of the New Zealand Health System, in relation to Māori is critiqued, and the role of Māori health service delivery including the implementation of the Whānau Ora strategy is discussed.
Research that informs and is responsive to Māori health needs is the focus of the second half of the paper. The development of Kaupapa Māori research theory and practice is discussed in detail, including Kaupapa Māori epidemiology. For students considering future MPH study, this paper may, in specific cases, be considered a relevant research paper. Please contact your local convenor for advice.

Paper title Hauora Māori - Policy Practice and Research
Paper code PUBH741
Subject Public Health
EFTS 0.1250
Points 15 points
Teaching period(s) 1st Non standard period (23 April 2018 - 15 June 2018), 1st Non standard period (23 April 2018 - 15 June 2018), 1st Non standard period (23 April 2018 - 15 June 2018)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,373.25
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,745.00

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Prerequisite
PUBH 712
Restriction
PUBH 709
Limited to
MA, MHealSc, MPH, DPH, PGDipArts, PGDipHealSc, PGCertPH
Notes
This paper runs for the second half of first semester.
Eligibility
Students who have completed an undergraduate degree in any discipline or recognised equivalent
Contact
Wellington Campus: publichealth.uow@otago.ac.nz
Christchurch Campus: publichealth.uoc@otago.ac.nz
Dunedin Campus: postgrad.publichealthdunedin@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Wellington Campus: Dr Keri Lawson-Te Aho (Co-Convenor)
Christchurch Campus: Christina McKerchar (Co-Convenor)
Dunedin Campus: Professor John Broughton
Paper Structure
Topics:
  • Course overview and introduction; Māori health policies and service delivery
  • Health sector responsiveness to hauora Māori
  • Māori health development
  • Assignment presentations: research and hauora Māori
  • Kaupapa Māori theory and research
  • Research approaches in hauora Māori
Assessment:
  • Assignment 1
    • Part 1, presentation - 20%
    • Part 2, written report - 20%
  • Assignment 2
    • Research assignment - 60%
Teaching Arrangements
Thursday mornings:

Wellington: 9am - 12pm
Christchurch: 9.30am - 12.30pm
Dunedin: Refer to the timetable for information

Full day:
17 May 9am - 4pm (Wellington)
17 May 9.30am - 4.30pm (Christchurch)
Refer to the timetable for the full day date and times in Dunedin.
Textbooks
Text to be confirmed. Please contact the Department.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the context of Māori health policy and service delivery
  • Critically analyse current health initiatives and their contribution to improving Māori health outcomes
  • Demonstrate an understanding of Māori-focused approaches in public health research
  • Critically analyse public health research from a Māori-focused perspective

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Timetable

1st Non standard period (23 April 2018 - 15 June 2018)

Location
Christchurch
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Moodle

1st Non standard period (23 April 2018 - 15 June 2018)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Moodle

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Thursday 09:00-11:50 17-19, 21-22

Workshop

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
W1 Thursday 09:00-16:50 20

1st Non standard period (23 April 2018 - 15 June 2018)

Location
Wellington
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Moodle