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Bringing Culture Into Care : A Biography Of Amohaere Tangitu

Bringing Culture Into Care : A Biography Of Amohaere Tangitu
 

Over the past two decades, New Zealand health care has grown more culturally aware, slowly incorporating practices that better cater to the needs of Maori. Bradford Haami chronicles this health care evolution by telling the story of Amohaere Tangitu, a woman responsible for pione... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781775503545
Published 1 May 2019 by Huia Publishers
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Haami, Bradford
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ISBN-13 9781775503545
ISBN-10
Stock Available
Status Available for pre-order, ships once released
Publisher Huia Publishers
Imprint Huia Publishers
Publication Date 1 May 2019
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Haami, Bradford
Category Biography & Autobiography
Biography & Autobiography: General
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
Maori
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 196
Dimensions Width: 153mm
Height: 230mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Dewey Code 610.82
Catalogue Code 980349

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Over the past two decades, New Zealand health care has grown more culturally aware, slowly incorporating practices that better cater to the needs of Maori. Bradford Haami chronicles this health care evolution by telling the story of Amohaere Tangitu, a woman responsible for pioneering change.

Spanning Amohaere's career in health services, Bringing Culture into Care is the story of Amohaere's work to bring cultural perspectives and practices into health care, making treatments culturally safe for Maori and all patients. Amohaere instigated changes in protocols around medical procedures to make them more culturally appropriate in Auckland's general and children's hospitals, established family accommodation in the children's hospital, and implemented cultural processes alongside the hospital treatments. Through her work, Amohaere changed the way staff practised and people healed.

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