Publications

Currently active clinical trials in New Zealand

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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Media Release: Covid 19: “Nip it, sweetie!”

Advocacy organisation New Zealanders for Health Research (NZHR) has released the second of two open letters to New Zealanders. NZHR Chief Executive Chris Higgins said that the first letter, “zip it, sweetie!”, pushed the message that there should be a stop to non-expert negative opinions threatening to undermine public confidence in the science which was…

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Submission on Budget Policy Statement (BPS) 2020

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…

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Submission on Mental Health and Wellbeing Commission Bill

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…

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Submission on Folic acid fortification: Increasing folic acid availability in food New Zealand Food Safety Discussion Paper No: 2019/08

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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Submission on MBIE’s consultation paper: New Zealand’s Research, Science & Innovation Strategy, September 2019

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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