Cure Kids

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Cure Kids funds child health research to help improve, extend and save the lives of Kiwi kids living with serious illnesses and conditions.

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We focus on raising funding to enable high-impact, New Zealand-based medical research to help save, extend and improve the lives of children diagnosed with serious life-impacting and life-limiting health conditions.

Cure Kids was established by Rotary in 1971 as the Child Health Research Foundation, and since then we have invested more than $55 million in New Zealand research which has helped to shape and vastly improve the way children who live with serious diseases and health conditions are diagnosed and treated.

Cure Kids’ funding supports researchers across New Zealand whose work focuses on childhood cancers, inherited heart conditions, epilepsy, infectious diseases, cystic fibrosis, sudden unexpected death in infants (SUDI), stillbirth, burns as well as child and adolescent mental health – and many, many other areas of research.

Cure Kids is the largest funder of child health research outside the government. We work hard to support the best research possible to make a measurable difference to the health and well-being of children in New Zealand. This is made possible by the continued generosity of individuals, businesses and community groups across our remarkable country.

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Update for 22/09/2009  22 September 2009

Posted by: Cure Kids

What a wonderful intro to Give a Little, thanks for all your support, meaning we can fund even more vital research. One of our most exciting projects we are funding this year is a vaccine for brain tumours. This truly gives hope to families like Cherokee's, one of our Cure Kids Ambassadors who?lives with a brain tumour. Cherokee's Mum really says it all...We persevered and gained strength knowing that with the miracles of modern medicine and the dedication and hard work of CURE KIDS Cherry continues to LIVE another day..."" Thank you for making a difference.

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