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Research, Science and Innovation Strategy lacks ambition

Thursday, 14 November 2019, 11:42 am | New Zealanders for Health Research

12 November 2019 The government’s latest Research Science and Innovation (RSI) strategy lacks ambition and will do little, if anything, to promote increased investment in health and medical research, according to health research advocate New Zealanders ... More >>

Adding folic acid to flour supported by health advocate

Thursday, 14 November 2019, 11:41 am | New Zealanders for Health Research

Health research advocacy organisation New Zealanders for Health Research (NZHR) has come out in support of a Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) proposal to add folic acid to flour to reduce the number of babies born with spina bifida and other neural ... More >>

Investment in health research too low – poll

Monday, 4 November 2019, 6:50 pm | New Zealanders for Health Research

Investment in health research too low – poll 04 November 2019 Three quarters of New Zealanders believe that the government’s $125m budget for health and medical research - which was 0.75% of health care costs - is too low, according to the latest ... More >>

Health and Disability System Review ignores health research

Wednesday, 4 September 2019, 5:08 pm | New Zealanders for Health Research

Health research advocate, New Zealanders for Health Research (NZHR) says that it is extremely disappointed that the Interim Report of the Health and Disability System Review makes no mention of the role of health research in contributing to a redesigned ... More >>

New Zealand Speaks! 2019

Wednesday, 24 July 2019, 11:03 am | New Zealanders for Health Research

There are big gaps between kiwis’ knowledge and the results of health and medical research. Furthermore New Zealand’s investment in health and medical research is stuck at a level which is significantly below where kiwis say it needs to be. Both ... More >>

Research funding woefully inadequate

Thursday, 6 December 2018, 9:46 am | New Zealanders for Health Research

Health research advocate, New Zealanders for Health Research (NZHR), welcomes the Mental Health and Addictions report but says that research funding is woefully inadequate. More >>

Challenges boost health research funding, but not enough

Thursday, 22 November 2018, 7:29 pm | New Zealanders for Health Research

Health research advocate, New Zealanders for Health Research (NZHR), welcomes the government’s decision to continue funding the National Science Challenges but says that funding for health research still falls well short of what New Zealanders need ... More >>

Health research should be a government priority – poll

Monday, 3 September 2018, 12:36 pm | New Zealanders for Health Research

Three quarters of New Zealanders believe more funding for health and medical research should be a government priority and that the government should invest more funding in health research, according to a survey just released. More >>

Terms of reference shackle health review

Friday, 1 June 2018, 11:52 am | New Zealanders for Health Research

“The terms of reference for the recently announced health review shackle its potential to take full advantage of the opportunity to bring about transformational change” says Chris Higgins, New Zealanders for Health Research Chief Executive. More >>

 

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