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The rise of Māori health professional graduands

Seventy-six Māori students from Otago's health professional degrees graduate last weekend, making it the largest cohort of Māori health professionals to graduate from the University of Otago.

The graduating cohort includes 40 Māori doctors, 13 Māori physiotherapists, five Māori pharmacists, seven dentist, five oral health graduates and two doctors of clinical dentistry.

The University's Māori Health Workforce Development Unit (MHWU) Programme Manager, Zoe Bristowe, says it is an historic graduation that will have a positive impact on New Zealand's health workforce and communities.

Read more on the Māori Television website.

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