Since 2008, the Ministry of Health has led a systematic and coordinated approach to cancer control through a national cancer programme work plan involving district health boards, regional cancer networks, and non-governmental organisations.
About the national cancer work programme
In this section
- New Zealand’s Cancer Control Strategy sets principles and goals to guide actions to control cancer. Cancer control is an organised approach to reducing the incidence and impact of cancer. Read more
- We need robust leadership and collaboration across the sector to deliver high-quality cancer services. This means good clinical governance and advisory arrangements, as well as strong relationships across the sector. Read more