Te Mahere Whakamātāmuatanga a Rangahau Hauora Aotearoa is the Te Reo Māori translation of The New Zealand Health Research Prioritisation Framework. The document was developed as part of the implementation of the New Zealand Health Research Strategy 2017–2027. It prioritises how and why health research needs to be done in New Zealand in order to drive high-level health and social outcomes and ensure maximum impact from the government’s investment in health.
This report demonstrates the effectiveness of the HRC’s investment in health research by highlighting a diversity of research impacts in health outcomes and beyond, to include economic, environmental, and broader social benefits.
The annual report is a description of our financial and service performance over the past financial year, ending 30 June. The reports are prepared pursuant to the requirements of clause 38 of the Health Research Council Act 1990 and clause 150 of the Crown Entities Act 2004.
The HRC has introduced a new Māori Health Advancement criterion as part of its assessment process. These guidelines will support health researchers in describing how their proposed research contributes to Māori health advancement.
The Biomedical Research Committee is a statutory HRC committee set out in the HRC Act, with members appointed by the HRC Council. The committee advises on biomedical research funding that's offered through a range of HRC grant types.