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Ethical use of Off-label disease-modifying therapies used in MS

August 3, 2021 | Education, Treatments, Uncategorised

The MS International Federation’s Atlas of MS showed that off-label disease-modifying therapies are used in at least 89 countries. This highlights the need for  transparent evidence-based guidelines to support clinical decision-making, pharmaceutical policies and reimbursement decisions.  Because there has been […]


Recording available – Progressive MS Treatment and Research

June 29, 2021 | Education, Event, Life with MS, Progressive, Research, Treatments

Learn about the latest advances in progressive MS research and treatment during this 30-minute International Progressive MS Alliance webcast. An international panel of MS experts will answer questions submitted by people affected by MS from throughout the world. From symptom […]


New Clinical Trial for those with Primary Progressive MS – Now recruiting

June 14, 2021 | Advocacy, Treatments, Trials

About 10% of people with MS are diagnosed with Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis (PPMS). While more common forms of MS involve a relapse-remit pattern (unpredictable attacks followed by periods of disease inactivity), PPMS is characterised by a slow onset and […]


Covid Vaccine update for People with MS & Webinar

June 3, 2021 | Advocacy, Covid-19, Event, Treatments, Uncategorised

Understandably, there is a high level of interest within the Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Community for information about how the Pfizer vaccine works and is impacting people with MS globally. Due to this Multiple Sclerosis New Zealand and the Ministry of […]


Call for Stem Cell treatment for MS

May 20, 2021 | Advocacy, Media, Treatments

Anne Beasley had to travel to India for Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant (HSCT) at the end of 2019 and at a cost of $42,000 Although it is already available in New Zealand for people with blood and bone marrow cancer, […]