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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A message for Pharmac from a brave mother of two

Lung cancer patient, Christine Roberts is a very courageous mother of two. Christine talked about her lung cancer journey in November 2019. Her message for Pharmac remains the same. #lungcancermatters #wellbeingmatters #equity https://drive.google.com/…

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Reminded PM about Lung Cancer Injustice

Philip Hope of Lung Foundation NZ, attended Jacinda Ardern’s visit to Treble Court in Gisborne to remind her about the injustice lung cancer patients suffer, the result of irresponsible government policy.   He was the only one attending that did not wa…

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Lung Cancer features in the Leaders Debate

We would like to acknowledge and praise Patrick Gower for highlighting the inequity that exists in health (per lung cancer and cystic fibrosis – just two examples of many) and for pushing the issue to reform Pharmac at the leaders debate. The public ar…

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