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Covid 19 Open letter to New Zealand influencers and leaders

April 2, 2020

Health Research Saves Lives! Ka Whakarauoratia te Hunga e te Rangahau Hauora!  Covid 19 Open letter to New Zealand influencers and leaders 2nd April 2020 New Zealanders for Health Research has assessed that if left unchecked Covid 19 could result in thousands of deaths and four times as many hospital admissions. The magnitude of what…

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Health Research Saves Lives! March 2020

March 25, 2020

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Covid 19 Open letter to the New Zealand news media

March 24, 2020

Health Research Saves Lives! Ka Whakarauoratia te Hunga e te Rangahau Hauora!  Covid 19 Open letter to the New Zealand news media 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 fellow…

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Covid 19 Open letter to all New Zealanders

March 24, 2020

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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Health Research Saves Lives February 2020

February 20, 2020

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Response to NZHR letter on fee waivers for the assessment of clinical trials

February 18, 2020

Chris Higgins received a response to his letter of 5th December 2019, click here to read the response, followed by the original letter.

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Submission on Budget Policy Statement (BPS) 2020

January 23, 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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Media Release: Mental Health and Wellbeing Commission Restricted by Inadequate Health Research Investment

December 16, 2019

13 December 2019 Health research advocate New Zealanders for Health Research (NZHR) says the government’s proposed Mental Health and Wellbeing Commission is set to be starved of the resources it needs to be effective. NZHR Chief Executive, Chris Higgins, said listed objectives of the Commission require it to be an agent for fruitful outcomes that…

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Submission on Mental Health and Wellbeing Commission Bill

December 10, 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. 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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Health Research Matters December 2019

December 4, 2019

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