Welcome to Lung Foundation New Zealand

Welcome to Lung Foundation New Zealand

Lung Foundation NZ is an independent non-government organisation dedicated to promoting healthy lungs and early detection of lung disease (including lung cancer, NZ’s biggest cancer killer).

The Foundation advocates on a range of issues, including access to more effective funded treatments, an increase in research funding and a commitment to making Aotearoa a Smokefree nation by 2025.

The organisation forms part of a global movement committed to all aspects of lung health and it will collaborate with organisations that share similar objectives.

 

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MARCH WITH US to DELIVER our PETITION to PARLIAMENT IN TRIBUTE to COURAGEOUS AMBASSADOR, JASON GUTTENBEIL.

WHEN: Tuesday 7 May 2019 10.45 am to 1.00 pm WHERE: Meet at the courtyard, outside Wellington Library, 65 Victoria Street. We will march to Pharmac at 40 Mercer Street, then along Willis Street and Lambton Quay, before arriving on the steps of Parliame…

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Lung Cancer in New Zealand – The Facts

Dear Supporter Lung cancer kills more people in New Zealand every year, than breast cancer, prostate cancer and melanoma cancer combined, yet it is the least funded.  Right now, we are witnessing unprecedented suffering and inequity in New Zealand, res…

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Staggering imbalance with cancer treatments funded by Pharmac

Despite lung cancer being NZ’s Biggest Cancer Killer, the top 3 lung cancer drugs funded by Pharmac (2017/18) equates to just 2.3% of the top 5 cancer drugs ($122 million).

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