In November Healthier Lives held an internal meeting over two days in Dunedin for our research teams, community partners, key stakeholders, and members of the Governance Group and Kāhui Māori. Its theme was ‘Towards Health Equity’.   Co-design workshop Crystal Pekepo from Toi Tangata …

  A study funded by Healthier Lives will investigate and evaluate what food and drink options are available in New Zealand’s District Health Boards (DHBs) and how well the National Healthy Food and Drink Policy (the Policy) is working. The Policy supports and encourages providing …

  Research findings Results from one of Healthier Lives’ phase one projects, OL@-OR@, a Māori and Pasifika mHealth approach to supporting healthy lifestyles, were published last month in The Lancet Digital Health. The research team* developed and evaluated an app to support healthy lifestyles (known …

  The Heart Foundation and the Healthier Lives National Science Challenge have joined forces to tackle inequities in health outcomes from cardiovascular disease (CVD) among Māori and Pacific people. A $2 million research grant has been awarded to a team led by Dr Corina Grey …

Healthier Lives congratulates researchers involved with our Challenge whose work has been recognised in the Health Research Council’s 2019 funding round with substantial investments. This recognition speaks to the research excellence, integrity and standing of our research colleagues. A number of these new studies are …