New Zealanders for Health Research is the nation's only dedicated public education and advocacy alliance committed to making health research a higher priority in New Zealand.

Our members span industry, patient advocacy groups, charities and research institutions. Together, our diverse alliance represents the interests of a broad community all working together to promote health and prosperity for New Zealanders.

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New Zealand Health Research News and Updates


NZHR Submission on the PHARMAC Review

July 16, 2021

New Zealanders for Health Research (NZHR) was established in November 2015 to bring about increased investment in health research from…

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Health Research Saves Lives! June 2021

June 7, 2021

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Media Release: Budget 2021: Health Research Funding Fails the Team of Five Million

May 20, 2021

20th May 2021 “New Zealanders have been badly let down by Budget 2021’s diminishing support for health research” New Zealanders…

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Media Release: Include Health Research in Health Reforms: Productivity Commission

April 20, 2021

21st April 2021 In what is described as a big win for New Zealand health research the Productivity Commission’s latest…

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