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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 […]

Dorothy Newman Scholarship keeping people in employment

October 9, 2017 | Education, Grants, Life with MS, Scholarships, Support

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

Mastering Mountains Grant helping Kiwis with MS achieve their dreams

October 9, 2017 | Uncategorised

The Mastering Mountains Grant exists to financially assist people who have been diagnosed as having multiple sclerosis to overcome a specific obstacle so that they can achieve a specific outdoor pursuit. With this grant, the Mastering Mountains Trust and MSNZ hope […]

MS Energise

October 9, 2017 | Support, Uncategorised

Are you looking for additional support to help you manage your MS and fatigue? Why not try MS Energise, a new app that has been developed by researchers at Auckland University of Technology (AUT) to use cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) […]

Multiple Sclerosis: Looking towards the future of MS treatments

September 18, 2017 | Advocacy, Education, Event, Treatments, Uncategorised

Multiple sclerosis is a chronic neurological condition of the central nervous system affecting 4000 New Zealanders and with 134 new people being diagnosed each year. While the exact cause and cure of MS is currently unknown, there are treatments available, […]