Dr Rachelle Love (FRACS), Otolaryngologist, Head and Neck Surgeon, Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand Waitaha Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand. Dr Love is of Ngapuhi and Te Arawa descent. An otolaryngology, head and neck surgeon in Otautahi Christchurch, Dr Love was appointed by the Minister of Health to the Medical Council. Within the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS), she is a member of the Maori Health Advisory Group, the National Committee, and is a cultural advisor to the ORL Training Board. She is a lecturer for the Maori and Indigenous Health Institute at the University of Otago. Dr Love’s research interests are in Maori health, particularly cultural competency and cultural safety in surgical education, and in sleep surgery, where she is part of a multinational multidisciplinary research group.
What are the 2-3 key points that the audience will take away after attending this webinar?
- An acknowledgment of the unacceptability of health inequities
- An understanding of the need for change, particularly as concerns sleep health inequities in Indigenous populations
- There are many avenues to explore within clinical practice and research aimed at narrowing the disparities in sleep health, particularly for Indigenous populations
Who would benefit from attending this webinar?
Clinicians, researchers, physiologists, psychologists, nurses, technologists, and other medical and research personnel interested in the field of sleep and those with an interest in health, Indigenous health, and equity issues spanning those with minimal knowledge to experts in their respective fields.
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Date: Friday 15 March, 2024
Time: 12pm - New Zealand
10am - NSW, ACT, Tasmania and Victoria
9.30am - South Australia
9am - Queensland
8:30am - Northern Territory
7am - Western Australia