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Be an Everyday Hero this Breathe Better September

Tuesday, 16 July 2019, 10:28 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

The Breathe Better September campaign is open for signups now, with five-year-old Sapphire being the first to get involved. Breathe Better September is the annual campaign run by Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ to increase awareness for the ... More >>

ARFNZ offers expert advice on 'Vaping Facts' website

Wednesday, 12 June 2019, 12:19 pm | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

The Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ commends the Ministry of Health on the creation of their ‘Vaping Facts’ website, but maintains that this is still the beginning of a long process. ARFNZ Chief Executive Letitia O’Dwyer says that the ... More >>

Budget brush-off won’t slow down Foundation

Wednesday, 5 June 2019, 11:43 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

A lack of Government consideration in the 2019 Wellbeing Budget won’t slow down the work of community health organisations, says Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ Chief Executive Letitia O’Dwyer. More >>

Education and Balance key to NZ Smokefree 2025

Thursday, 30 May 2019, 9:00 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ) marks World Smoke Free Day tomorrow with a call for more education to the public on vaping and e-cigarettes. The Foundation stresses that the promotion of e-cigarettes being a healthier alternative to cigarette ... More >>

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 >>

 

 

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