MelNet is a registered charity of over 1300 health professionals working to reduce the incidence and impact of melanoma in New Zealand.
New Zealand has one of the highest melanoma incidence rates in the world. Approximately 2500 New Zealander’s are newly diagnosed with melanoma every year and over 360 people die annually. That is more deaths than on our roads.
The Melanoma Network of New Zealand (MelNet) is a registered charity of over 1300 health professionals working together to reduce the number of New Zealander’s who develop melanoma and help ensure people with melanoma receive evidence-based diagnosis, treatment and care.
Your donation helps MelNet to:
- Educate and train health professionals in skin cancer prevention and early detection.
- Promote skin cancer information, research and best practice to health professionals.
- Connect those working in melanoma to help ensure an integrated consumer-centric approach to managing melanoma in NZ.
- Advocate for improved melanoma prevention, early detection, diagnosis, treatment and research through policy and funding support and the implementation of national standards.
You can find us on the Charities Register, www.register.charities.govt.nz, and our charity number is CC47542.
More about us
The Melanoma Network of NZ is a registered charity for professionals concerned about melanoma. Our mission is to reduce the number of people who develop melanoma and help ensure those with melanoma receive evidence-based diagnosis, treatment and care.