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Advocating For Increased Access to MS Treatments

June 14, 2018 | Advocacy, Research, Treatments

On Monday 28th May Multiple Sclerosis New Zealand (MSNZ) with Professor Helmut Butzkueven, of Monash University in Melbourne, met with members of PHARMAC staff to discuss our continued concerns with the very restrictive access criteria for MS disease modifying treatments […]


Educational lectures on the future of MS available now

December 7, 2017 | Research, Treatments, Uncategorised

As part of Multiple Sclerosis NZ’s 50th Anniversary, in October we held a lecture evening on the future of MS treatments. To watch lectures from two prominent speakers in their field, click on the lecture titles below: Stem Cell Transplantation […]


MSNZs position on Stem Cell Transplantation

November 9, 2017 | Advocacy, Life with MS, Research, Treatments

Following TVNZs Sunday programme last night on people with multiple sclerosis seeking stem cell transplantation overseas for their MS, the Multiple Sclerosis Society of New Zealand (MSNZ) confirms its support for the use of this treatment within a clinical trial […]


The current status of Ocrevus (Ocrelizumab) in NZ

August 22, 2017 | Advocacy, Research, Treatments

Since the FDA in America approved Ocrevus (Ocrelizumab) in March 2017 as a treatment for RRMS and PPMS there has been a lot of interest in seeing this be made available in NZ. MSNZ has reviewed the positive research, been in discussions […]