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Wellbeing Budget Could Be a Breath of Fresh Air

Wednesday, 22 May 2019, 10:13 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

The Wellbeing budget could be a turning point for community health NGOs, says Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ CE Letitia O’Dwyer. ARFNZ has provided resources, education, and support for the 700,000 New Zealanders living with respiratory conditions ... More >>

Breakthrough Asthma Study Set to Revolutionise Treatment

Monday, 20 May 2019, 9:19 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

Findings from a New Zealand-led asthma study published in the New England Journal of Medicine today have discovered a way to significantly improve the treatment and management of asthma – the world’s most common form of respiratory illness. The ... More >>

Schools get involved for World Asthma Day tomorrow

Monday, 6 May 2019, 9:26 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

Over 130 schools throughout New Zealand have signed up to celebrate World Asthma Day tomorrow May 7, to educate children and teachers on the triggers and management of asthma. More >>

World Earth Day: Air quality and its effects on health

Monday, 15 April 2019, 9:22 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

A newly formed partnership between Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ) and NIWA (National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research) aims to provide the latest air quality research to over 700,000 people living with respiratory conditions in ... More >>

World Allergy Week: Why healthy homes are important

Thursday, 4 April 2019, 10:14 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

Ahead of World Allergy Week kicking off on April 7, the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ places a timely reminder on the benefits of maintaining a healthy home for those who live with asthma and allergies. In New Zealand, approximately 70 to 80 percent ... More >>

Asthma and flu a risky combination – get immunised

Tuesday, 2 April 2019, 9:32 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

Even if your asthma is well managed, you are at higher risk of complications if you catch influenza (flu). For example, adults and children with asthma are more likely to develop pneumonia after getting sick with the flu than people who do not ... More >>

New respiratory disease 2018 impact report figures

Tuesday, 5 March 2019, 9:54 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

New respiratory disease 2018 impact report figures, sparks Te Reo Māori educational asthma show to launch in Rotorua More >>

Behavioural support is key when using vaping to quit smoking

Friday, 1 February 2019, 12:47 pm | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

Behavioural support is key when using e-cigarettes for smoking cessation - new research shows More >>

Back to school and asthma attacks - the unseen danger

Wednesday, 23 January 2019, 10:34 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ today, Wednesday 23 January 2019, issues a warning to asthma sufferers about the increased risk of severe asthma flare-ups when heading back to school. More >>

Get prepared if you are prone to asthma

Tuesday, 4 December 2018, 12:10 pm | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ today, 4 December 2018, issues a warning to asthma and allergy sufferers to get prepared ahead of the Christmas holidays. More >>

Working together to reduce Asthma hospitalisations

Tuesday, 6 November 2018, 9:19 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ) and Asthma New Zealand Inc (ANZ) working together to reduce Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) hospitalisations. More >>

'Breathe Better September 2018' wraps up

Tuesday, 2 October 2018, 10:52 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

Breathe Better September 2018, New Zealand's respiratory awareness month organised by Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ, has now reached its finale. The campaign shed a light on New Zealand's alarming respiratory statistics, while encouraging ... More >>

Spring into Action with 'Breathe Better September 2018'

Monday, 27 August 2018, 10:27 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ kicks off its Breathe Better September 2018 campaign. This coincides with the first day of spring - 1 September 2018 - when asthma and other respiratory conditions can become an increased risk to sufferers. More >>

Adherium and Asthma + Respiratory Foundation NZ collaborate

Tuesday, 21 August 2018, 11:38 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

Adherium and Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ Collaborate to Improve Outcomes for Asthma Patients, with a Special Focus on New Zealand Children More >>

Respiratory Conference 2018 launches a new GP specific event

Thursday, 19 July 2018, 3:15 pm | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

NZ Respiratory Conference 2018 launches a new GP specific event 19 July 2018 - The Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ announces today that it is launching a new GP event at the 2018 New Zealand Respiratory Conference taking place in November 2018, ... More >>

National respiratory awareness campaign launches

Monday, 2 July 2018, 1:22 pm | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

Breathe Better September 2018 - national respiratory awareness campaign launches Breathe Better September is back and encouraging all Kiwis to take the challenge 2 July 2018 - The Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ announces today the return ... More >>

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 >>

 

 

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