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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.

Investment in health research is of vital importance. Not only does it improve the health and quality of people’s lives now and in the future, it also supports New Zealand’s economy through the emergence of new businesses and knowledge-based jobs for kiwis. Our voice promotes health and prosperity for New Zealand and New Zealanders.

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Health and Disability System Review ignores health research

September 4, 2019

Media release  Health and Disability System Review ignores health research September 4, 2019 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 health and…

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Health Research Matters August 2019

September 2, 2019

Click here to read the general edition of our August newsletter

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New Zealand Speaks 2019!

September 1, 2019

Click here to read the general edition of the NZHR New Zealand Speaks! 2019 Roy Morgan NZHR Opinion Poll

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Submission on MBIE’s discussion paper: Intellectual Property Laws Amendment Bill – Patents Act 2013, Trade Marks Act 2002, Designs Act 1953

August 6, 2019

Introduction New Zealanders for Health Research (NZHR) was established in November 2015 to bring about increased investment in health research from government, industry and philanthropy. One of our areas of focus has been to increase industry investment in health and medical research in New Zealand, which typically occurs by way of investment in clinical trials.…

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Health Research Matters July 2019

July 29, 2019

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