The government’s latest Research Science and Innovation (RSI) strategy lacks ambition and will do little, if anything, to promote increased investment in health and medical research, according to health research advocate New Zealanders for Health Research (NZHR). Consultation on the RSI strategy has recently concluded and NZHR has told MBIE that basing the strategy on…

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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. As part of our aim to bring about a society which is…

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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. NZHR’s submission is that • The government’s aspirational ten year 2% R&D investment target is too low, that the 15% R&D tax incentive is insufficient, and that the strategy should…

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04 November 2019 Three quarters of New Zealanders believe that the government’s $125m budget for health and medical research – which was 0.75% of health care costs – is too low, according to the latest New Zealanders for Health Research (NZHR) opinion poll. The poll of more than 500 Kiwis was conducted in early May…

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Media release  Health and Disability System Review ignores health research September 4, 2019 Health research advocate, New Zealanders for Health Research (NZHR) says that it is extremely disappointed that the Interim Report of the Health and Disability System Review makes no mention of the role of health research in contributing to a redesigned health and…

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Recommendations 1. Health research be enshrined as a key enabler of the best possible health outcomes in any redesign of New Zealand’s health and disability system. 2. The agencies responsible for implementing the New Zealand Health Research Strategy (Ministry of Health, MBIE and the Ministry of Health) be required and fully resourced to enable them…

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New Zealanders for Health Research (NZHR) was established in November 2015 to bring about increased investment in health research from government, industry and philanthropy. One of our areas of focus has been to increase investment in and the number of clinical trials being undertaken in New Zealand. In summary, NZHR’s submission is that participation in…

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Welcome – Chris Higgins Clinical Trials yesterday today and tomorrow – Chris Higgins The Benefits of Clinical Research – Michelle Sullivan Health and Prosperity through Clinical Trials – Mike Williams Strategic Refresh – Lucy Pomeroy New Zealand Health Research Strategy – Nic Aagaard Clinical Trials: measuring trends and progress – Chris Higgins ANZCTR Presentation –…

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