A randomised controlled trial of the immunogenicity and reactogenicity of subcutaneous vs intramuscular administration of COVID-19 vaccination in community pharmacies in Aotearoa New Zealand
The current vaccination guidelines provide non-specific advice for needle length selection, and only 2% of COVID-19 vaccine doses in Aotearoa New Zealand (A/NZ) are actually administered with a needle longer 25 mm.
Pai atu te ārai atu i te mate i te rongoā i te mate: Prevention is better than cure
This project seeks to understand the tikanga, structures and community efforts that underpinned the Māori response to COVID-19 via case studies involving Māori health providers, kaumātua and other rangatira with key roles in the COVID-19 response. Our case studies will take place in four different rohe: Te Hiku o te Ika, Ngāti Hine, Ngāti Whātua ki Ōrakei and Waikato-Tainui.
A national burden of disease analysis of water-borne disease from community drinking water infrastructure
This project aims to establish a Māori-led audit and surveillance programme for drinking water systems on marae in the Ngāi Tahu takiwā; estimate the burden of AGI attributable to community drinking water supplies in Aotearoa that assesses differences by ethnicity and deprivation; assist Taumata Arowai to estimate the potential health and equity benefits of improvements to community drinking water infrastructure.
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