Thursday 23 October 2014 8:41am
A health inequalities workshop with distinguished international researcher, Shiriki Kumanyika, attracted established and emerging researchers at the University of Otago. The event was hosted by Edgar Diabetes and Obesity Research.
Health Inequalities in New Zealand workshop content
Jo Baxter opened the workshop welcoming Shiriki and all participants with a mihi whakatau.
- Shiriki Kumanyika Special guest
- Lisa Te Morenga Health Inequalities in Aotearoa/New Zealand
- Rachael Taylor Childhood obesity In Aotearoa/New Zealand
- Kirsten Coppell Adult obesity in Aotearoa/New Zealand
- Moana Theodore A lifecourse approach to health and wellbeing: Te Kura mai i Tawhiti
- Jesse Kokaua and Brad Watson Growing a Pacific Health Workforce: A Targeted Approach
- Claire Smith and Winsome Parnell Food Insecurity in NZ
- Louise Mainvil The Out of the Box intervention: the complexity of family food cultures
- Rose Richards Walking the line: Community and Academic Development for better health outcomes
- Josephine Greer (Dietetics student) Learning from the Interprofessional Learning Program in Tairawhiti
- Jo Baxter The determinants of Maori child and youth health
Workshop news report
- Channel 39 News report Dunedin TV website
Members of the Pacific Island Health Professional Students' Association closed the workshop with a performance of dances and songs from across the Pacific, and presented Shiriki with a tongan fan.