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Report Another Red Flag For Children’s Respiratory Health

Tuesday, 28 June 2022, 10:46 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

The State of Child Health report released by Cure Kids last week provides yet more compelling evidence that action is needed now to improve the worsening state of Kiwi kids’ respiratory health says the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ). ... More >>

Nick’s Done It! Wellington Runner Defies Odds To Complete US Fundraising Journey

Monday, 20 June 2022, 10:14 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

After five years, 5400kms, 16 surgeries and one devastating hit and run accident, ultra-marathon runner Nick Ashill has finally completed his mission to cross the USA, while raising money for the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ. Elated but ... More >>

New Video Resource From ARFNZ Puts Spotlight On Vaping

Monday, 13 June 2022, 7:04 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

In response to growing calls from concerned parents and educators, the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation New Zealand is today launching an educational video series entitled, Spotlight on Vaping. The six-part video series is now available on the ... More >>

Nick Runs America - Halfway There

Friday, 10 June 2022, 10:40 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

Wellington ultra-marathon runner Nick Ashill is now halfway through the final leg of a 5400km run across the US that he started five years ago. He has run 487km over the last 10 days and raised $5,673 of his $10,000 fundraising goal for the Asthma ... More >>

Wellington Runner To Complete US Coast To Coast Run, Five Years After Hit & Run

Tuesday, 31 May 2022, 3:29 pm | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

Wellington ultra-marathon runner Nick Ashill today begins the final leg of a 5400km run begun five years ago to raise funds for the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ) and the UK-based Pulmonary Fibrosis Trust. Nick started his original fundraising ... More >>

Keeping Momentum To Reach Smokefree Aotearoa 2025

Tuesday, 31 May 2022, 7:03 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

New Zealand has made real progress towards building a Smokefree Aotearoa, but more urgent efforts are needed to achieve this goal by 2025 says the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand (ARFNZ). ARFNZ Chief Executive Letitia Harding says the ... More >>

Online Asthma Classroom Launched In Te Reo

Monday, 23 May 2022, 9:46 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

The Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ) is today launching its successful online Sailor Digital Classroom for primary schools in te reo Māori. Heremana te Kōpūtōtara Mātauranga Huangō was funded by Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori (the ... More >>

ARFNZ And Respiratory Specialists Welcome New Funding For Preventative RSV Medicine

Thursday, 19 May 2022, 10:34 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

The Asthma and Respiratory Foundation New Zealand, paediatricians and respiratory specialists are welcoming Pharmac’s decision to widen access to a medication which will help to protect vulnerable infants from a serious respiratory virus this winter. ... More >>

ARFNZ Welcomes Research Findings Into New 2 In 1 Asthma Inhaler Combination

Wednesday, 18 May 2022, 1:33 pm | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

The Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ) is welcoming the release of world-leading research showing that a new combination 2 in 1 inhaler, significantly reduces the risk of severe asthma attacks. The recently published study is the latest finding ... More >>

Be Prepared For Flu Season 2022

Monday, 16 May 2022, 1:38 pm | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

The Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ is advising the 700,000 New Zealanders with respiratory conditions to be well prepared for a potentially tough winter ahead. "With ongoing Covid-19 infections, new strains of winter flu entering the country ... More >>

Pulse Energy Powering Up Support Of Asthma And Respiratory Foundation NZ

Monday, 9 May 2022, 9:45 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

With winter on its way, the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ) is thrilled to announce that Pulse Energy is now a Gold Sponsor of its Friends of the Foundation programme. Having a warm, dry home is essential to good respiratory health and ARFNZ ... More >>

Urgent Action Needed To Close The Gaps In New Zealand's Asthma Care

Tuesday, 3 May 2022, 9:05 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

The Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand is calling for urgent action this World Asthma Day to address significant inequalities in asthma care experienced by Māori, Pacific peoples and those living in poverty. The theme of World Asthma ... More >>

Highlighting Gaps In New Zealand's Asthma Care This World Asthma Day - Aotearoa Te Rā Whakaarohia Te Huangō

Tuesday, 26 April 2022, 11:07 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

The Asthma and Respiratory Foundation New Zealand will be shining a light on the gaps in New Zealand's asthma care this World Asthma Day, Tuesday 3 May. World Asthma Day is an international campaign run by the Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA), ... More >>

Huge Jump In Self-reported Health Status Of Families Provided With Heat Pumps

Wednesday, 13 April 2022, 6:32 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

A recent report by EECA (the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority) on its Warmer Kiwi Homes programme has found that families who were provided with heat pumps, experienced a dramatic improvement in their health. The proportion of respondents ... More >>

Wellington Man Completes 21 Half-marathons In 21 Weeks To Raise Funds For Asthma And Respiratory Foundation NZ

Thursday, 10 March 2022, 9:41 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

Shane Ross, 56, of Upper Hutt, has been running a half-marathon each week since October last year, and will be completing his final run this Saturday (12 March) from 7.30am in Remutaka Forest Park. Shane is running to raise funds and awareness ... More >>

Great News That Teen Smoking Is Dropping - But We Still Need To Address The Vapes

Thursday, 3 March 2022, 9:16 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

The Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ) welcomes the release of the ASH Year 10 Snapshot Survey, and the finding that daily smoking among Year 10 students now stands at just 1.3%, down from 2% two years ago. "This is good news, and ... More >>

Healthy Lungs More Important Than Ever - So Why Put Smoke, Vape Or Cannabis In Them?

Friday, 4 February 2022, 7:18 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

The Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ) is urging people to look after their lungs as Omicron hits communities. A new University of Otago study has found that prolonged cannabis use led to over-inflated lungs and increased the resistance ... More >>

Pandemic Drives Frontline Health Professionals’ Demand For Continued Respiratory Education

Friday, 28 January 2022, 6:04 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

The Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ) is seeing soaring demand for its Asthma and COPD Fundamentals eLearning course for health professionals. Registrations for the course have risen by over 100% between 2020 and 2021. The Fundamentals course ... More >>

Back-to-school Period Means More Respiratory Risk For Children

Wednesday, 26 January 2022, 10:15 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

With Omicron in our communities, and all of New Zealand under red traffic light settings, schools are preparing to welcome back our tamariki with extra health and safety measures in place. These include vaccination, mask wearing from Year 4 upwards, ... More >>

Helping Kiwis Breathe Easy, This Christmas And Beyond

Tuesday, 21 December 2021, 9:10 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

As we head into the festive season after a long and challenging year, the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ) is encouraging Kiwis to stay safe and look after their respiratory health this summer. "With COVID now in the community ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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