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aHSCT in the media – Bronwyn Hutchinson interview on Today FM

July 26, 2022 | Advocacy, Life with MS, Media, Treatments

Listen how Bronwyn struggled with every day life, couldn’t look after her children or hold a book, and how it led her to raise $100,000 and head to Mexico for life changing treatment, aHSCT. The interview was aired this morning […]


Media Release: Government urged to “get a move on” and approve cost-effective, proven, stem cell treatment for Multiple Sclerosis

July 26, 2022 | Advocacy, Life with MS, Media, Treatments

Tuesday 26th July 2022 A private petition is being delivered to the steps of parliament at lunchtime today – calling for the government to green-light a treatment, readily available overseas, which is delivering remarkable improvements to the health of many […]


Together we did it!!!

June 16, 2022 | Advocacy, Life with MS, Treatments

  Multiple Sclerosis NZ is pleased to see the announcement this week from Pharmac to provide access to funded MS treatments earlier than ever before. The new criteria will no longer require those clinically diagnosed with MS to wait for […]


Do you qualify for antiviral medication?

June 8, 2022 | Covid-19, Treatments

If you have tested positive for COVID-19 and your symptoms started in the past 5 days and you are on Fingolimod or Ocrelizumab for your MS, you may be eligible for antiviral medication to treat COVID-19. Your GP can prescribe […]


Proposal to fund treatment earlier for relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis

May 30, 2022 | Advocacy, Life with MS, Treatments

We are excited to announce that following 7 years of relentless advocacy by Multiple Sclerosis NZ (MSNZ), Pharmac have opened the consultation process to increase earlier access to treatments for relapsing remitting MS. We now need YOUR HELP to get […]