“When it comes to health research policies Labour, National, Greens and New Zealand First scrape in with pass marks, while ACT is given D minus” says New Zealanders for Health Research (NZHR) Chief Executive Chris Higgins. “NZHR has written to all current parliamentary parties seeking their health research policies in the run up to the…

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Ahead of October election, New Zealand advocacy group calls for tripling of government investment. New Zealanders for Health Research, an advocacy alliance that is aiming to make health research an election issue, will issue a “report card” on all the main parties’ policies this week. NZHR has written to all parties who hold seats in…

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Social media release New Zealanders for Health Research (NZHR) has written to all current parliamentary parties, as set out below, pointing out both the current level of government underinvestment in health research and the absence of any recommendations in the Health and Disability System Report for embedding health research as an essential component of the…

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New Zealanders for Health Research (NZHR) has written to all current parliamentary parties, as set out below, pointing out both the current level of government underinvestment in health research and the absence of any recommendations in the Health and Disability System Report for embedding health research as an essential component of the health system. Read…

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Most people in New Zealand’s health research community will know by now that Sir Bob Elliott passed away last Friday morning, surrounded by family, in the warmth of his own home.  NZHR pays special tribute to him for his immense contribution to health research in New Zealand. Click here to read more

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“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 failed to recognise the role of health research in improving the effectiveness of New Zealand’s health system” said Mr…

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