NZHR has sent briefing papers to the incoming Ministers and Associate Ministers of Health and Research, Science and Innovation, with copies to Opposition party spokespeople, the Chief Executives of the Health Research Council and Ministry of Health, and the Prime Minister’s, MBIE’s and MoH’s Chief Science Advisors. We continue to advocate strongly for health research…

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“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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