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Public Consultation Meeting on Proposed Changes to MS Treatments

December 4, 2020 | Advocacy, Life with MS, Treatments

On Friday 27th November 2020, Pharmac released public consultation on a proposal to widen access to funded multiple sclerosis treatments and transition access from the Multiple Sclerosis Treatment Assessment Committee (MSTAC) Panel to a standard Special Authority. Consultation closes 4pm […]


No More Dreaded 500 Metre ‘Walk of Shame’ For Kiwis With MS?

November 27, 2020 | Advocacy, Life with MS, Treatments

Media Release No More Dreaded 500 Metre ‘Walk of Shame’ For Kiwis With MS? A six year battle to allow multiple sclerosis patients continued access to vital funded drug treatments may soon be over, with news that Pharmac is finally […]


Announcement: PHARMAC consultation: proposal to widen access and transition the process for funded access to multiple sclerosis treatments

November 27, 2020 | Advocacy, Life with MS, Treatments

Pharmac have released public consultation on a proposal to widen access to funded multiple sclerosis treatments and transition access from the Multiple Sclerosis Treatment Assessment Committee (MSTAC) Panel to a standard Special Authority. Please follow this link to read the […]


Let’s celebrate our MS support networks!

November 25, 2020 | Life with MS, Research, Support

Let’s celebrate our MS support networks! We are collecting stories for World MS Day 2021. The ongoing pandemic has made life with MS difficult for many. Despite the circumstances, the global MS movement continues to share powerful stories of hope […]


NZ MS Research Trust Webinar 3: Exploring how lifestyle modifications can improve MS outcomes

October 5, 2020 | Education, Life with MS, Research

NZ MS Research Trust Webinar Series 3: Exploring the relationship between brain insulation and cognition & how lifestyle modifications can improve MS outcomes Saturday 10th October  10am – 11.30am Our closest neighbours, Australia, are world renowned for investing in and spearheading life changing research […]