Annabel Ahuriri-Driscoll

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AIMS To elicit acceptability of HIV screening during pregnancy in women of reproductive age in Christchurch. METHODS In-depth face-to-face interviews were conducted with women of reproductive age recruited from seven different service sites in Christchurch. RESULTS Women wanted to know about treatment that significantly reduces the risk of(More)
Systems practitioners often make significant claims for the value of their methodologies and methods. However, when evidence is presented to support these claims, it is usually based solely on the practitioner’s own reflections on single case studies. Less often, practitioners set up post-intervention debriefings with project participants using(More)
OBJECTIVE Since 2012, all community care recipients in New Zealand have undergone a standardised needs assessment using the Home Care International Residential Assessment Instrument (interRAI-HC). This study describes the national interRAI-HC population, assesses its data quality and evaluates its ability to be matched. METHODS The interRAI-HC instrument(More)
INTRODUCTION The influence of indigeneity is widely recognised as a health determinant; however the impact of the utilisation of the indigenous language on health care has not been closely examined. AIM To explore the Maori language (te reo) as a determinant of health from a Maori patient's perspective. METHODS Maori patients were recruited through(More)
AIM Rongoā Māori practitioners make a valuable contribution towards Māori health outcomes, albeit with limited resourcing or formal training. This paper reports on a survey of healers/healing practices-specifically healers' aspirations for professional development and training-and considers the implications for healing practice and future training(More)
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