June 5, 2018

MEDIA RELEASE: Terms of reference shackle health review

“The terms of reference for the recently announced health review shackle its potential to take full advantage of the opportunity to bring about transformational change” says Chris Higgins, New Zealanders for Health Research Chief Executive. “We are very concerned that there is nothing in the terms of reference which calls… Read More

August 22, 2017

New Zealand Speaks!

The results of the New Zealanders for Health Research Opinion Polling 2017 have been released. Click here to read the full report… Read More

February 22, 2017

Health Research Council funding trajectories

In our last newsletter we estimated, very conservatively, that government underinvestment in health research over the past ten years stands at almost $222m, and referred readers to a think piece here on NZHR’s website. The New Zealand government has recognised the fact of its underinvestment in both its 2015-2025… Read More

December 18, 2016

Lifting government investment in health research

NZHR’s December newsletter – Health Research Matters – which appears in the publications section of the website, states that NZHR’s most conservative estimate of government underinvestment in health research over the last decade stands at just under $222m. This figure is derived from an analysis of Treasury budget papers for… Read More