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24 May 2017

Members of the Tongan community yesterday gathered together with health researchers and representatives from health organisations for the launch of the Tongan Framework for Suicide Prevention, or Heilala Malu, at AUT University.

22 May 2017

New research will look at developing effective treatments for sleep problems that affect the growing number of New Zealand children and young people with autism. This research is the focus of one of 13 grants awarded to emerging researchers in the HRC's latest funding round.



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01 May 2017

Registration details are now available for the HRC's first initiative under the Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases: a partnership to fund research into better strategies to support Māori and Pacific youth with mental health problems.

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24 April 2017

New Zealand has joined an alliance of the world’s biggest public research funding agencies to provide new research opportunities that target chronic diseases, starting with mental health.