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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“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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15 May 2020 The 2020 Budget once again fails to recognise the role of health research in keeping New Zealanders healthy and out of hospital says advocacy organisation New Zealanders for Health Research (NZHR) “Last year the government invested just 0.81% of health care costs into health research, and this has fallen to 0.71% in…

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An analysis of currently active clinical trials registered on the Australia New Zealand Clinical Trials Register (ANZCTR) as at 28th February 2020, and the US clinicaltrials.gov register as at 17th March 2020. Read more

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Health Research Saves Lives! Ka Whakarauoratia te Hunga e te Rangahau Hauora!   Covid 19 Open letter to all New Zealanders Nip it, sweetie! Our first open letter to New Zealanders (which can be read here) was titled “zip it, sweetie!” We pushed the message that there should be a stop to negative opinions of…

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Health Research Saves Lives! Ka Whakarauoratia te Hunga e te Rangahau Hauora! Covid 19 Open letter to all New Zealanders Zip it, sweetie! If you were a passenger in a plane that was going through some very rough turbulence, or even free falling with the engines shut down, would you start shouting out to your…

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