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Asthma and Respiratory Foundation joins GARD

Wednesday, 13 June 2018, 3:01 pm | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ is welcomed into the Global Alliance Against Chronic Respiratory Diseases (GARD) More >>

Vaping - it's not child's play

Wednesday, 30 May 2018, 2:11 pm | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

Vaping - it's not child's play. Think about the possible dangers to our young people this 'World Smoke Free Day'. More >>

'My Asthma' app update launches today

Tuesday, 22 May 2018, 10:41 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

Released today, 22 May 2018, the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ launches an update to the 'My Asthma' app to help keep asthma management simple for the many kiwi families that have members with this condition. This is an important development ... More >>

World Asthma Day - 1 May 2018

Monday, 30 April 2018, 12:44 pm | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ marks World Asthma Day – 1 May 2018 - with the launch of a new online ‘Teachers’ Asthma Toolkit’, a first for New Zealand. More >>

Winners of the Respiratory Achievers' Awards

Thursday, 19 April 2018, 8:54 pm | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

Winners of the 2018 New Zealand Respiratory Achievers' Awards Announced Thursday 19 April 2018, marks the 30th Anniversary of the New Zealand Respiratory Achievers' Awards organised by the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ. More >>

'Sailor the Puffer Fish' South Island Tour

Tuesday, 10 April 2018, 1:05 pm | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

'Sailor the Puffer Fish' South Island Tour kicks off this week - educating over 13,000 New Zealand school children about asthma. More >>

Raising awareness for allergy-triggered asthma

Monday, 19 March 2018, 9:20 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

World Allergy Week: Raising awareness for allergy-triggered asthma Organised by the World Allergy Organisation (WAO), World Allergy Week is an annual event set to take place from 22-28 April this year, with the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ focussing ... More >>

Talks begin on e-cigarettes and vaping advice

Monday, 19 February 2018, 4:59 pm | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

Ministry of Health (MoH) and Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ begin talks on e-cigarettes and vaping More >>

Asthma doesn't have to hold you back

Tuesday, 23 January 2018, 9:40 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

Know someone inspiring with asthma or a respiratory illness, who should be acknowledged? The Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ is now calling for nominations for the Respiratory Achievers’ Awards 2018 . More >>

Childhood asthma and the school holidays

Wednesday, 17 January 2018, 11:49 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

Asthma is a common illness in New Zealand, affecting one in six kiwi kids. Over the school holidays children are often exposed to many varying environments, which is different to what they usually would on a normal school week. Doing things like going ... More >>

Achievers’ Awards celebrate those who battle to breathe

Monday, 8 January 2018, 12:53 pm | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

Know someone inspiring with asthma or a respiratory illness, who should be acknowledged? The Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ is now calling for nominations for the Respiratory Achievers’ Awards 2018 . More >>

Foundation forges international and trans-tasman partnership

Monday, 18 December 2017, 12:30 pm | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

President John Knight, and Chief Executive Letitia O’Dwyer are pleased to announce that the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ is now part of the Global Alliance Against Chronic Respiratory Diseases (GARD) which is housed at World Health Organization ... More >>

E-cigarettes not safe, and potential public health disaster

Thursday, 14 December 2017, 6:33 pm | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

E-cigarettes not safe, and a potential public health disaster if not effectively regulated – says Asthma and Respiratory Foundation N Z In response to the article ‘ Vaping better than smoking, Ministry of Health tells MPs ’ published on Newshub ... More >>

‘My Asthma’ App Aids in Child Asthma Management

Tuesday, 5 December 2017, 9:18 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

Imagine this scenario – you’re out and about when one of your children or their friends starts coughing, wheezing, and they’re finding it hard to breathe. Would you know what to do? These are common symptoms that take place when asthma is getting ... More >>

New guidelines aim to reduce asthma disparities

Friday, 1 December 2017, 12:37 pm | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

New guidelines aim to reduce asthma disparities in children and adolescents “The new guidelines are an important step in reducing disparities and improving outcomes for children with asthma and their whānau,” says David McNamara, Respiratory Paediatrician ... More >>

E-cigarettes to reduce traditional smoking– no good evidence

Monday, 27 November 2017, 10:47 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

In response to the article ‘Vape, don’t smoke – expert’ published on Newshub on 24 November 2017 stating “A professor of public health has claimed smoking rates would be dramatically reduced if misinformation wasn't being spread about e-cigarettes.” More >>

World COPD Day - Combat Breathlessness with Exercise

Wednesday, 15 November 2017, 10:55 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

Symptoms of this rarely talked about health condition include coughing, increased phlegm, breathlessness, and may affect at least 200,000 (or 15%) of the New Zealand adult population. The disease is called chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), ... More >>

Unregulated e-cigs and smoking cessation

Monday, 13 November 2017, 2:01 pm | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

Unregulated e-cigs and smoking cessation – like stoats to rabbits Recent decisions by Government has seen it take a ‘less harmful than smoking tobacco’ approach on the regulation of e-cigarettes and nicotine-delivery products. “As far as we’re ... More >>

Hay fever? How to prepare your home this pollen season

Wednesday, 25 October 2017, 1:18 pm | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

If you experience hay fever symptoms, like a runny nose, itchy or watery eyes or sneezing, it’s important to keep your home healthy by cutting down on allergens. Pollen season typically strikes during spring and summer, with pollen levels tending ... More >>

No need to live with asthma symptoms

Thursday, 5 October 2017, 10:57 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

Breathe Better September, New Zealand’s respiratory awareness month has now reached its finale. The campaign shed a light on New Zealand’s alarming respiratory statistics, while encouraging Kiwis to show their support for better breathing and healthy lungs. More >>

 

 

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