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New text service to support the deaf and hard of hearing communities to access the Covid vaccine

November 30, 2021 | Covid-19

Efforts to support disabled peoples’ vaccinations go from strength-to-strength with the launch of a new text service, Minister for Disability Issues Carmel Sepuloni announced today. The service is run by Whakarongorau Aotearoa on behalf of the Ministry of Health and is in response to feedback […]


Covid-19 AstraZeneca vaccine

November 30, 2021 | Covid-19

The AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine is available for those aged 18 and older who cannot receive the Pfizer vaccine, and for people who would like a different option. Pfizer remains the preferred COVID-19 vaccine for use in New Zealand, reflecting its excellent safety and […]


3rd Primary Dose COVID-19 Vaccination Guidance for People with MS

November 1, 2021 | Advocacy, Covid-19, Treatments

  On the 19th of October 2021, the Ministry of Health, announced 3rd primary dose vaccinations for those who are severely immunocompromised. This announcement was based on recommendations by the COVID-19 Vaccine Technical Advisory Group (CV TAG) who continuously review evidence […]


COVID-19 vaccination guidance for persons with Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

October 4, 2021 | Covid-19, Uncategorised

Updated 30 September 2021 Note: This information and advice has been put together by the Australian and New Zealand Association of Neurologists for patients with Multiple Sclerosis.   The current number one health priority around the world is rapid and […]


Keeping active and connected during lockdown

August 31, 2021 | Covid-19, Support

With lockdown continuing in New Zealand, it is important to keep active and connected with people, even those outside your bubble. In addition to keeping active for your physical health, it is important to take care of your mental health […]