New Zealanders for Health Research is the nation’s only dedicated public education and advocacy alliance committed to making health research a higher priority in New Zealand.

Our members span industry, patient advocacy groups, charities and research institutions. Together, our diverse alliance represents the interests of a broad community all working together to promote health and prosperity for New Zealanders.

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New Zealand Health Research News and Updates


Media release: Health System Review pays lip service to health research

June 16, 2020

“The Health and Disability System Review has missed a golden opportunity to make real differences to kiwis’ health outcomes” say…

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Health Research Saves Lives! June 2020

June 4, 2020

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2020 Budget Special: Health Research Saves Lives!

May 14, 2020

Click here to read NZHR’s special budget newsletter for May.

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Media Release: Health Research Funding Falls: 2020 Budget

May 14, 2020

15 May 2020 The 2020 Budget once again fails to recognise the role of health research in keeping New Zealanders…

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