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Occupational exposures and occupational health in Māori

The aims of this project are:

  1. To assess current and historical occupational exposures and work practices in a random sample of Māori workers
  2. To assess current morbidity from work-related disease in the same workers and it's associations with current and historical occupational exposures
  3. To assess the overall burden of work-related disease in Māori and its relative importance for overall Māori mortality and morbidity
  4. To establish a prospective cohort of Māori workers in order to monitor future morbidity and mortality patterns in occupational health and workplace exposure.

RELATED PUBLICATIONS

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Denison H, Eng A, Barnes L, Cheng S, 't Mannetje A, Haddock K, Douwes J, Pearce N, Ellison-Loschmann L. Inequities in exposure to occupational risk factors between Māori and non-Māori workers in Aotearoa New Zealand. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, 2018; 72(9): 809-816. link icon

June 2008

RESEARCHERS

COLLABORATORS

  • Professor Chris Cunningham
  • Research Centre for Maori Health and Development
  • Professor Hans Kromhout
  • University of Utrecht

FUNDING

  • Health Research Council of New Zealand

PRIMARY RESEARCH AREAS