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Wood Burners A Worry For Those With Respiratory Disease

Wednesday, 8 July 2020, 8:15 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ) urges the public to consider the implications of older or incorrectly used wood burners on community respiratory health this winter. Studies show that air pollution from wood burners is putting additional strain on ... More >>

Remember - Don’t Get Sucked In

Friday, 3 July 2020, 11:37 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

The Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ), along with their Scientific Advisory Board members want to see New Zealander’s quit smoking, however not to the detriment of youth. Media coverage this week has had a focus on the impact of vaping in schools, ... More >>

Youth Are Vaping So Why Are We Waiting?

Tuesday, 30 June 2020, 3:07 pm | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ) supports the Cancer Society in their call for urgency to push the Government’s Smokefree Environments and Regulated Products (Vaping) Amendment Bill through prior to the 2020 General Election. Letitia ... More >>

New Guidelines Bring Fundamental Changes To Asthma Management

Friday, 26 June 2020, 6:37 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

The updated Adolescent and Adult Asthma Guidelines, published in the New Zealand Medical Journal today, represent a "fundamental change in asthma management", according to leading medical experts. The Guidelines provide recommendations on the ... More >>

New Child Asthma Guidelines An Opportunity For Health

Thursday, 11 June 2020, 2:02 pm | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

The latest revision of the Child Asthma Guidelines will be released by Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ) on Monday, June 15, and will be presented at the General Practitioners Conference and Medical Exhibition (GPCME) this weekend. These ... More >>

A Sigh Of Relief - National Respiratory Conference To Go Ahead

Tuesday, 9 June 2020, 2:04 pm | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ) is pleased to confirm that the New Zealand Respiratory Conference 2020 will go ahead as planned at Te Papa, Wellington this 5-6 November. This year’s theme is ‘Building the Foundation for Better Breathing’ ... More >>

Removing Barriers To Respiratory Health

Wednesday, 27 May 2020, 9:19 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ are pleased to announce the translation of their first Samoan language resources, with more to come over the next year. The ‘Managing Your Child’s Asthma’ booklet (Tausiaina o le ma’i sela o lau tama) ... More >>

Engaging New Zealand This World Asthma Day

Monday, 4 May 2020, 11:19 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

To celebrate World Asthma Day, Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ) will host a day of asthma livestreams tomorrow, May 5, from 11am onwards. World Asthma Day is an annual awareness campaign hosted by Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ ... More >>

Ask An Asthma Expert This World Asthma Day

Wednesday, 22 April 2020, 11:55 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

A New Zealand respiratory expert will be opening up to all questions asthma related in an online Q&A this World Asthma Day on May 5. World Asthma Day is an annual awareness campaign hosted by Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ) to educate ... More >>

Tobacco Is Not Essential For Life - ARFNZ

Friday, 27 March 2020, 12:05 pm | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ) is outraged by a government decision declaring the tobacco industry as essential during the COVID-19 lockdown, and are calling for the decision to be reversed immediately. The Imperial Tobacco factory ... More >>

Global Initiative Releases Asthma And COVID-19 FAQ

Thursday, 26 March 2020, 12:40 pm | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

The Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) has today published a set of frequently asked questions around asthma and COVID-19. Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ is an alliance member of the Global Alliance Against Chronic Respiratory Diseases ... More >>

Self-isolation Advised For Respiratory Community - ARFNZ

Saturday, 21 March 2020, 6:03 pm | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ) is recommending that anyone with a serious underlying respiratory condition begin self-isolation to protect against COVID-19. "COVID-19 affects the respiratory system and is known to cause breathing ... More >>

Self Isolate For Those Around You

Friday, 13 March 2020, 2:28 pm | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

Self-isolation due to coronavirus is for the protection of others as well as yourself, says Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ. The coronavirus outbreak, also known as COVID-19 and 2019-nCoV, is a viral respiratory infection that has been officially ... More >>

Proposed Vaping Regulations Address Most Concerns - ARFNZ

Monday, 24 February 2020, 12:30 pm | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

The proposed Smokefree Environments and Regulated Products (Vaping) Amendment Bill is a positive step forward but has room for improvement, says Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ Chief Executive Letitia Harding. Much of what ARFNZ wanted to see from ... More >>

Prevent respiratory illness like coronavirus with hygiene

Wednesday, 5 February 2020, 1:21 pm | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

The 2019-nCoV coronavirus has not yet reached New Zealand, but good health practice is still important, says Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ. More >>

Don’t Get Sucked In; vaping education campaign launches

Monday, 3 February 2020, 11:18 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ) has launched a new education campaign today, aiming to educate young people about the adverse health effects of e-cigarettes and vaping. More >>

Study highlights the urgent need for vaping education

Thursday, 23 January 2020, 12:26 pm | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

Almost 40% of Kiwi students have experimented with vaping or e-cigarettes, according to a new study from the University of Auckland. More >>

Nominations Open for NZ Respiratory Achievers Awards

Wednesday, 22 January 2020, 11:56 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

Nominations are now open for the 2020 New Zealand Respiratory Achievers Awards, to be hosted by Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ at Te Papa, Wellington, on November 5. More >>

Smoke a timely reminder to check inhalers

Tuesday, 7 January 2020, 3:39 pm | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

Smoke from Australian bush fires could have effects on asthma, COPD, and other respiratory conditions if it reaches low air levels, says Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ. More >>

Manage asthma for a better summer

Friday, 13 December 2019, 1:30 pm | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

Longer and warmer days are a welcome change, but with them comes a host of asthma and allergy triggers to watch out for. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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