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 Research Matters February 2019

February 28, 2019

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Clinical Trials in New Zealand: a discussion paper

February 10, 2019

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Health Research Matters December 2018

December 17, 2018

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Media Release: Mental Health and Addictions Report: research funding woefully inadequate

December 5, 2018

Health research advocate, New Zealanders for Health Research (NZHR), welcomes the Mental Health and Addictions report but says that research funding is woefully inadequate. NZHR Chief Executive, Chris Higgins, said that according to the report public spending on mental health and addiction services in the last year amounted to $1.4b “The report also indicates that…

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Health Research Matters November 2018

December 4, 2018

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