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[Updated] COVID-19 – Advice for Patients

April 9, 2020 | Advocacy, Life with MS, Research, Support, Treatments

NOTE: This post was updated on the 9/04/2020, to reflect the requirements of Alert Level 4 and emerging data. Key updates: Updated information based on very early emerging data Updated information about your upcoming appointments Latest travel advice Information for […]


Countdown Priority Assistance

April 8, 2020 | Support

Priority booking for Countdown supermarket delivery has been set up to benefit people who have health issues that make it dangerous for them to go to the supermarket for essential supplies. Please ONLY use this service if you absolutely need […]


Actively Advocating: Essential Workers Leave Support

April 7, 2020 | Advocacy, Life with MS

MSNZ is aware that many people with MS are concerned about working in Essential Services and choosing between protecting their or their loved one’s health and earning a living. On 2 April it was announced a new subsidy will support […]


Actively Advocating: Widening the Access to MS Treatments

April 7, 2020 | Advocacy, Treatments

In February Pharmac published the minutes of the Pharmacology and Therapeutics Advisory Committee’s (PTAC) November 2019 meeting. The minutes reported the outcome of the meeting at which MSNZs submission to widen the Special Authority (SA) access criteria for disease modifying […]


COVID-19 and MS – Global Data Sharing Initiative

April 2, 2020 | Support

MS data sharing during the coronavirus pandemic The MS Data Alliance (MSDA) and the MS International Federation (MSIF) with its members, have teamed up to lead a global data sharing initiative for COVID-19 in people with MS. They are calling […]