General Interest

CANGO (Cancer NGO’s) election manifesto launch

CANGO (Cancer Non- Governmental Organisations) an alliance of prominent New Zealand cancer charities, including Lung Foundation NZ, launched it’s election manifesto last night in Wellington. CANGO is encouraging all political parties to address inequity and improve their commitment to; cancer prevention, diagnosis, treatment, research and survivorship as key policy planks. After launching CANGO‚Äôs manifesto, Graeme […]

Cancer NGO’s election manifesto urges all political parties to address inequity

CANGO (Cancer Non-Governmental Organisations) an alliance of prominent New Zealand cancer charities, including Lung Foundation New Zealand, launched it’s election manifesto last night in Wellington. CANGO is encouraging all political parties to address inequity and increased commitment to; cancer prevention, diagnosis, treatment, research and survivorship as key policy planks. MPs in attendance included; National’s Minister […]

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John Ashton – Seven Sharp

John Ashton, lung cancer patient ambassador, talks about the need for new treatment options to be funded in the public health system. Click read more to view the article

Ban smoking in cars – study

We support a ban on smoking in cars. It’s all about whanau. Banning smoking in cars should be just one of a number of new measures taken by the next government to demonstrate its commitment to Smokefree Aotearoa 2025. View the article here

Medicines NZ Dinner

Great to meet up with Laura Huet of Cystic Fibrosis NZ (CFNZ) at the Medicines New Zealand Dinner. We enjoy good collaboration with CFNZ and a number of other NGO’s to ensure patients have a voice on all aspects of healthcare. We continue to advocate for better access to more effective treatments.     Professor […]