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aHSCT in the news: We’re fed up waiting for it to be made available here

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

A 10,000-strong petition asking Health New Zealand to extend “game-changing” stem cell treatment to multiple sclerosis (MS) patients is set to be delivered to Parliament. The petition started by Aucklander Joan Perry​, whose daughter Anne Besley​ has MS, calls for autologous haematopoietic […]


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 […]


Join us on the steps of Parliament to present the aHSCT petition!

July 11, 2022 | Life with MS, Media, My Story, Support

                                                    Download a copy of the poster here: aHSCT Petition Presentation Public Invitation – 26th July […]


My aHSCT Journey – Matthew Price

May 9, 2022 | Advocacy, Life with MS, Media, My Story

Matthew was living in Florida in 2004, a very stressful time with numerous hurricanes battering the area. He had also just been diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis by a Neurologist. At 37 years old he was learning how to inject himself […]


People with Multiple Sclerosis unable to access ‘life-changing treatment’ in NZ

May 9, 2022 | Advocacy, Life with MS, Media, My Story, Treatments

Published in Stuff on 5th May 2022 https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/health/128482766/people-with-multiple-sclerosis-unable-to-access-lifechanging-treatment-in-nz