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NHC welcomes 17 new Waikato practices to it’s network.

The National Hauora Coalition (NHC) faces a busy month as it prepares to welcome it’s 17 new Waikato practices on 1st October 2019, establish its Waikato office and launch its new local Tiakina te Tangata mobile Long Term Conditions service.

Wahakura provides safe sleep for infants

The waha kura (flax bassinet) was developed as a culturally appropriate alternative to co-sleeping, to address high rates of Sudden Unexpected Death in Infancy (SUDI) in the Māori community, where 62% of SUDI deaths in Aotearoa occur.

NHCs Dr Matire Harwood awarded prestigious UNESCO fellowship

Dr Matire Harwood (Ngāpuhi), NHC GP lead was awarded a fellowship in the 2017 L’Oréal UNESCO For Women in Science programme for her research in addressing the inequities of health-related outcomes between indigenous and non-indigenous people.