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Health Research System Fails The Team Of Five Million

Tuesday, 4 August 2020, 8:38 am | New Zealanders for Health Research

"Three quarters of respondents in NZHR’s latest poll say that the government should invest more funding in health research, and 35% say that they would be more likely to vote for a party which promised to increase the government’s health research ... More >>

Health Research System Fails The Team Of Five Million: New Zealand Speaks!

Sunday, 19 July 2020, 4:11 pm | New Zealanders for Health Research

2020 Kantar NZHR opinion poll presentation events: invitation to New Zealand's media representatives When it comes to what’s important, New Zealanders continue to put health and health research right up the top. That’s the strong message that once ... More >>

New Zealand Speaks! 2020 Kantar NZHR Opinion Poll Presentation Events

Monday, 13 July 2020, 1:16 pm | New Zealanders for Health Research

When it comes to what’s important, New Zealanders continue to put health and health research right up the top. That’s the strong message that once again comes through in our 2020 and fifth successive annual New Zealanders for Health Research public ... More >>

Health System Review Pays Lip Service To Health Research

Wednesday, 17 June 2020, 8:00 am | New Zealanders for Health Research

“The Health and Disability System Review has missed a golden opportunity to make real differences to kiwis’ health outcomes” say New Zealanders for Health Research (NZHR) Chief Executive Chris Higgins. “The Review’s earlier interim report completely ... More >>

Health Research Funding Falls: 2020 Budget

Friday, 15 May 2020, 12:52 pm | New Zealanders for Health Research

The 2020 Budget once again fails to recognise the role of health research in keeping New Zealanders healthy and out of hospital says advocacy organisation New Zealanders for Health Research (NZHR). “Last year the government invested just 0.81% of health ... More >>

Covid 19: “Nip It, Sweetie!"

Wednesday, 15 April 2020, 8:30 am | New Zealanders for Health Research

Advocacy organisation New Zealanders for Health Research (NZHR) has released the second of two open letters to New Zealanders. NZHR Chief Executive Chris Higgins said that the first letter, “zip it, sweetie!”, pushed the message that there ... More >>

Mental Health and Wellbeing Commission Restricted

Tuesday, 17 December 2019, 8:24 am | New Zealanders for Health Research

Health research advocate New Zealanders for Health Research (NZHR) says the government’s proposed Mental Health and Wellbeing Commission is set to be starved of the resources it needs to be effective. NZHR Chief Executive, Chris Higgins, said listed objectives ... More >>

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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