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British Medical Journal Open publishes paper about Mana Tū study

The British Medical Journal Open recently published a paper describing the study protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trial of the Mana Tū programme. Mana Tū is a unique Māori-lead programme developed and led by the NHC that supports people with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes to successfully self-manage with their condition.

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.