Taxes, Treaty Settlements and Māori Health

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Webinar: Taxes, Treaty Settlements and Māori Health - The Value of Research in Public Health discourse.

Dr Marewa Glover will share her whakaaro on recent research focusing on a comparative analysis of taxes, Treaty Settlements and the severely disproportionate social and health inequities experienced by Māori. Dr Glover will discuss the importance of community research in relation to public health and why she felt that the commissioning of this research was necessary. She will discuss the principles that underpin kaupapa Māori research, why and when to comission research and when to do it yourself, and how research findings can be used to frame public discourse and influence social change.

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Dr Marewa Glover

Dr Glover is a Māori behavioural scientist with over 25 years experience in tobacco control and over 100 scientific papers. She is recognized internationally for her advocacy on tobacco harm reduction and was a recipient of an Outstanding Advocate Award from the International Network of Nicotine Consumer Organisations (INNCO) at the 2018 Global Forum on Nicotine in Warsaw. She is an INNCO scientific advisor and associate member of the New Nicotine Alliance UK. Previously she was a Professor of Public Health at Massey University and Chair of End Smoking NZ. In 2017, she was a Finalist in the 2017 Women of Influence Awards. Other health topics Dr Glover has researched include obesity, breastfeeding, assisted human reproduction and interpersonal violence. She specialises in indigenous and kaupapa Māori health research methodology and qualitative analysis. She also develops and trials pragmatic interventions to be delivered within Indigenous communities. She is currently an Associate Investigator on the A Better Start, National Science Challenge. In recognition of Marewa's contribution to society she is a Semi-Finalist in the Kiwibank New Zealander of the Year 2019 Award.

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