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🚭 MSNZ Supports Open Letter to the Government on Smokefree Law

January 31, 2024 | Media

We are delighted to announce our firm endorsement of the visionary open letter addressed to the government, highlighting crucial recommendations for advancing the Smokefree law in Aotearoa. The detailed and strategic approach outlined in the letter, accessible here, aligns with […]


Media Coverage

September 5, 2023

Multiple sclerosis and MSNZ media posts.  Cannabis oral spray nabiximols found to ease spasticity in MS – 23 May 2023 – Multiple Sclerosis News Today Pharmacists: A crucial team player in the MS puzzle – 3 July 2023 – Pharmacy […]


Vaccine breakthrough offers hope against EBV for Multiple Sclerosis

August 14, 2023 | Media

Noting that this research is still in it’s early stages, we will be following the work from the team at Queensland’s QIMR Berghofer with interest as the research and development progress. A cutting-edge vaccine candidate developed by QIMR Berghofer has […]


World Health Organisation adds three Disease Modifying Therapies for MS onto Essential Medicine List

July 27, 2023 | Treatments

Image: myriam-zilles-unsplash Today, the World Health Organisation (WHO) added three Disease Modifying Treatments (DMTs) for Multiple Sclerosis (MS) onto its Essential Medicines List for the first time. Addressing the global MS movement, Prof Mai Sharawy, Chair of the Board of […]


Media Release: Nationwide petition launched to fight “shocking” lack of fair support for carers

June 23, 2023 | Advocacy, Carer, Carers, Media, Petition

Media Release: Friday 5th June 2023 A powerful Alliance representing 56 national not-for-profits is demanding the Government stop “dragging its feet” to provide long overdue recognition and basic rights for the estimated one million largely unpaid New Zealanders struggling to […]