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.
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. We believe that health research has the potential to both save and improve peoples’ lives. We are therefore committed to ensuring that the results of health research are translated into…Read More
13 December 2019 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 of the Commission require it to be an agent for fruitful outcomes that…Read More
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. We have a commitment to ensuring that the results of health research are translated into policy and practice, and for there to be a level of investment in health research…Read More
NZHR has written to the Ministry of Health expressing concern about Medsafe’s recent decision to discontinue its practice of waiving fees for “public good” clinical trials. we said that this is a cost-shifting exercise which: is contrary to the spirit of the Health Research Strategy; militates against carrying out of publicly funded clinical trials, and…Read More