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.
Lung Foundation New Zealand has four key messages:
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