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 …

In Phase 1 of National Science Challenges (2015-2019), Healthier Lives undertook research to develop more equitable cardiovascular disease risk prediction tools for the New Zealand population. In Phase 2 (2019-2024) we will undertake research aimed at achieving more equitable health outcomes for those at highest …

New research from the Healthier Lives National Science Challenge has found people who speak te reo Māori have a reduced risk of progressing from prediabetes to diabetes. The groundbreaking research, which has been published in the Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice journal, observed more than …