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Carmen Timu-Parata

Contact Details

Email
carmen.parata@otago.ac.nz
Position
Research Fellow
Department
Department of Public Health (Wellington)
Iwi affiliation
Ngāti Kahungunu
Research summary
Māori health, breasfeeding support
Memberships
Māori Advisor, New Zealand Breastfeeding Alliance

Research

Carmen Timu-Parata (Ngāti Kahungunu) is a Research Fellow and a registered nurse with a masters in nursing.

She has in interest in Māori health with a focus on breastfeeding support. Along with her research work Carmen also is Māori advisor for New Zealand Breastfeeding Alliance.

Her present HRC-funded co-design project is exploring Māori aspirations around breastfeeding in Te Tai Tokerau.

Carmen is also part of the SYMBIOTIC research programme (HRC funded) which addresses the need for a more effective response to the clustering of health problems in our populations.

Publications

Kvalsvig, A., Wilson, N., Jackson, C., Timu-Parata, C., Rentta, N., & Baker, M. (2023). Are we ready to eliminate invasive meningococcal disease in Aotearoa New Zealand? The Briefing, (17 August). Retrieved from https://www.phcc.org.nz/briefing/are-we-ready-eliminate-invasive-meningococcal-disease-aotearoa-new-zealand

Kvalsvig, A., Tuari-Toma, B., Timu-Parata, C., Bennett, J., Sinnema, C., Summers, J., Davies, C., Jackson, C., … Telfar Barnard, L., & Baker, M. G. (2023). Protecting school communities from COVID-19 and other infectious disease outbreaks: The urgent need for healthy schools in Aotearoa New Zealand. New Zealand Medical Journal/Te ara tika o te hauora hapori, 136(1571), 7-19. Retrieved from https://journal.nzma.org.nz/

Davies, C., Timu-Parata, C., Stairmand, J., Robson, B., Kvalsvig, A., Lum, D., & Signal, V. (2022). A kia ora, a wave and a smile: An urban marae-led response to COVID-19, a case study in manaakitanga. International Journal for Equity in Health, 21, 70. doi: 10.1186/s12939-022-01667-8

Kvalsvig, A., Wilson, N., Davies, C., Timu-Parata, C., Signal, V., & Baker, M. G. (2021). Expansion of a national Covid-19 alert level system to improve population health and uphold the values of Indigenous peoples. Lancet Regional Health: Western Pacific, 12, 100206. doi: 10.1016/j.lanwpc.2021.100206

Holt, S., Timu-Parata, C., Ryder-Lewis, S., Weatherall, M., & Beasley, R. (2005). Efficacy of bupropion in the indigenous Maori population in New Zealand. Thorax, 60, 120-123.

Davies, C., Timu-Parata, C., Stairmand, J., Robson, B., Kvalsvig, A., Lum, D., & Signal, V. (2022). A kia ora, a wave and a smile: An urban marae-led response to COVID-19, a case study in manaakitanga. International Journal for Equity in Health, 21, 70. doi: 10.1186/s12939-022-01667-8

Journal - Research Article

Holt, S., Timu-Parata, C., Ryder-Lewis, S., Weatherall, M., & Beasley, R. (2005). Efficacy of bupropion in the indigenous Maori population in New Zealand. Thorax, 60, 120-123.

Journal - Research Article

Kvalsvig, A., Tuari-Toma, B., Timu-Parata, C., Bennett, J., Sinnema, C., Summers, J., Davies, C., Jackson, C., … Telfar Barnard, L., & Baker, M. G. (2023). Protecting school communities from COVID-19 and other infectious disease outbreaks: The urgent need for healthy schools in Aotearoa New Zealand. New Zealand Medical Journal/Te ara tika o te hauora hapori, 136(1571), 7-19. Retrieved from https://journal.nzma.org.nz/

Journal - Research Other

Kvalsvig, A., Wilson, N., Jackson, C., Timu-Parata, C., Rentta, N., & Baker, M. (2023). Are we ready to eliminate invasive meningococcal disease in Aotearoa New Zealand? The Briefing, (17 August). Retrieved from https://www.phcc.org.nz/briefing/are-we-ready-eliminate-invasive-meningococcal-disease-aotearoa-new-zealand

Journal - Research Other

Kvalsvig, A., Wilson, N., Davies, C., Timu-Parata, C., Signal, V., & Baker, M. G. (2021). Expansion of a national Covid-19 alert level system to improve population health and uphold the values of Indigenous peoples. Lancet Regional Health: Western Pacific, 12, 100206. doi: 10.1016/j.lanwpc.2021.100206

Journal - Research Other

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