Mrs Jacinta Fa'alili-Fidow

Master of Public Health

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Senior Advisor - Pacific
Doctoral Candidate - Doctor of Philosophy

Biography

Currently a part-time PhD Research Fellow with the Centre for Longitudinal Studies - Growing Up in New Zealand Study, investigating the concept of Resilience among the Pacific cohort.  Previous roles include Manager, TAHA Maternal & Child Health Service, Public Health Portfolio Manager with the Ministry of Health and Manager Pacific with the Health Research Council.

 

Research | Current

  • 2016 - present: "Growing Up in New Zealand" Study - Centre for Longitudinal Research
  • 2016 - present: "A Better Start - E Tipu e Rea" Study - National Science Challenge

Areas of expertise

Maternal and infant health; child health and wellbeing; community empowerment; Pacific health; Pasifika communities; child resilience.

Committees/Professional groups/Services

2016 – present: ADHB/WDHB Pregnancy and Parenting Education Advisory Group

2016 - 2017: Advisory Group to the Minister for Pacific Peoples – Project Tatupu

2015-2016: Maternal and Child Health System Integration Project - Expert Advisory Group to the Minister of Health

2015 – 2017: Pacific Healthy Babies, Healthy Futures Advisory Group (Chairperson)

2014 – 2017: Pacific Advisory Group, Social Policy and Evaluation Research Unit (SuPERU)

2014 - 2016: TALA Pasifika – Pacific Tobacco Cessation Coordination Service

2014 – 2017: Counties-Manukau District Health Board SUDI Prevention Governance Group

2010: Ministry of Health – Public Health Workforce Development Advisory Group

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

Contact details

Alternative contact

0212439642

Primary location

TAMAKI BUILDING 730 - Bldg 730
Level 3, Room 389
TAMAKI CAMPUS GATE 1, 261 MORRIN RD
ST JOHNS
AUCKLAND 1072
New Zealand

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