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NZHR Briefing Paper for Incoming Ministers November 2020

November 24, 2020

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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Heath Research Saves Lives! October 2020

November 8, 2020

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NZHR Annual Report 2020

October 17, 2020

Click here to read the 2020 Annual Report of New Zealanders for Health Research

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HEALTH RESEARCH: A PUBLIC HEALTH IMPERATIVE:

October 13, 2020

Poster presentation to the 2020 World Congress on Public Health, Rome

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Health Research Saves Lives! September 2020 Newsletter

October 1, 2020

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Political parties score poorly on health research policies

September 25, 2020

“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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Alliance pushes for increase in health research funding

September 23, 2020

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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National’s health research policies

September 18, 2020

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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Green’s health research policies

September 16, 2020

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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Labour’s health research policies

September 15, 2020

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. The…

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