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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 >>

Don’t Get Sucked In - New campaign to tackle teen vaping

Thursday, 28 November 2019, 9:34 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ) has announced its plans today to launch a nationwide, youth focussed vaping education campaign, at the beginning of Term One 2020. More >>

Helping Kiwis Catch Their Breath this World COPD Day

Tuesday, 19 November 2019, 9:43 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

To mark World COPD day tomorrow (20 November), Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ) announces their plans to introduce New Zealand’s first COPD Guidelines early next year. More >>

Government - holding its breath on vaping regulations

Wednesday, 6 November 2019, 12:56 pm | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

The Smoke-free Environments (Vaping) Amendment Bill has yet to materialise, despite repeated Government promises of priority. More >>

Smoke still a risk in Auckland CBD

Thursday, 24 October 2019, 10:21 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

With the ongoing fire at SkyCity in Auckland, Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ are urging anyone with a respiratory condition to avoid the city centre as much as possible. More >>

Smart Sheep Initiative Will Help Healthy Homes

Friday, 27 September 2019, 1:30 pm | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

A new initiative to raise awareness around temperature and humidity of New Zealand homes has been welcomed by Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ, as a way of encouraging interest in how home environments can affect respiratory health. More >>

The ‘Wild West’ of Vaping

Tuesday, 10 September 2019, 1:45 pm | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ remain concerned by the active promotion of vaping as a smoking cessation tool, amid mounting international evidence that vaping is not as safe as it is claimed to be. More >>

Breathe Better September gets off to a flying start

Friday, 6 September 2019, 2:47 pm | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ’s annual Breathe Better September campaign is off to a flying start with two events in Wellington this past week. More >>

Making Space for Spacers - ARFNZ

Tuesday, 27 August 2019, 10:20 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ) are pleased to announce a new initiative to distribute free spacers for use with respiratory inhalers to regional asthma societies and organisations across New Zealand. More >>

Car smoking ban keeping children safe

Thursday, 22 August 2019, 1:24 pm | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ supports submissions to yesterday’s Health Select Committee around the Smoke-free Environments Amendment Bill to ban smoking in cars with children, says Chief Executive Letitia O’Dwyer. More >>

 

 

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