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We Need Goals: Getting Outside With MS

May 16, 2019 | Grants, Life with MS

My dreams about climbing were severely challenged shortly after I turned 21. One day, I unexpectedly found myself extraordinarily weak, fatigued, and unwell. I became increasingly incapacitated and eventually became dependant on a motorised chair to get me around. Four […]

Dorothy Newman Scholarship keeping people in employment

May 9, 2019 | Grants

Many people with MS experience difficulties managing work with their MS, particularly at times of relapse or as their condition progresses. For many, simple changes in the work place, changes to symptom management or treatments might be all that is needed to assist someone […]

MSNZ is proud to support World MS Day 2019

May 2, 2019 | Event

As a member of the MS International Federation (MSIF), we are once again delighted to be involved with World MS Day which is officially marked on 30 May each year. World MS Day is the only global awareness raising campaign […]

Safety Review into Alemtuzumab (Lemtrada)

April 16, 2019 | Treatments

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) announced on the 12th April it is conducting a review into the safety of MS drug alemtuzumab (Lemtrada). The EMA has launched the safety review ‘following new reports of immune-mediated conditions (caused by the body’s […]

Need a helping hand to reach your dreams?

April 9, 2019 | Uncategorised

The Mastering Mountains Expedition’s Grant is open again for applications. In collaboration with Mastering Mountains and World Expeditions, MSNZ is proud to help people with MS to participate in an overseas outdoor expedition or adventure, achieving their dreams. Applications close […]