School of Population Health


Emerging Pacific researchers (MAPAS)

This project aims to support the reduction of health inequalities for Pacific peoples through the development of a competent and and qualified Pacific health workforce by:

  • encouraging young Pacific researchers into Pacific health research 
  • establishing career pathways for Pacific health researchers.

A Pacific Health Student Adviser (1.0) was employed to actively encourage Pacific health students to continue with postgraduate studies, and to provide mentoring and pastoral support to Pacific MAPAS students.

Contract term: 12 months (Aril 2009 - April 2010)

Project funding: Ministry of Health - Pacific Provider Development Fund

Project Manager: Analosa Ulugia-Veukiso (Sep 2009- Feb 2010), Catherine Poutasi (Apr- Aug 2009)

Project team: Analosa Ulugia-Veukiso, Dr Teuila Percival, Dr. Nuhisifa Williams, Shireen Nanayakkara-McDonald

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