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Ocrevus for PPMS – Your Questions Answered

September 14, 2023 | Treatments

  Here’s what you need to know about Ocrevus (ocrelizumab) for Primary Progressive MS. Download PDF copy here: PPMS Ocrevus FAQ – 13 September 2023.   What medicines are available to treat Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis (PPMS)?  There is only […]


Media Release: “Relief” over Pharmac Decision to Fund First-Ever Treatment for Debilitating Form of Multiple Sclerosis

September 4, 2023 | Advocacy, Media, Progressive, Treatments

A seven year battle on behalf of hundreds of people living with the most debilitating form of Multiple Sclerosis has been won – with Pharmac agreeing to fund Aotearoa New Zealand’s first ever treatment for the disease variant  from October […]


Major announcement: Pharmac Initiates Consultation to fund Ocrelizumab for Primary Progressive MS.

June 22, 2023 | Advocacy, Funding, Media, Progressive

Multiple Sclerosis New Zealand (MSNZ) is delighted to share that Pharmac have commenced consultation to fund Ocrelizumab for Primary Progressive MS. Currently, those with PPMS have no access to any disease modifying therapies. Ocrelizumab has been proven in trials to […]


ECTRIMS 2021 Conference Review

November 3, 2021 | Education, Event, Progressive, Uncategorised

The 37th Congress of the European Committee for Treatment and Research in MS (ECTRIMS) was held online recently. The scientific programme comprised well-known session formats such as Scientific Sessions, Hot Topics and Meet the Experts, as well as live discussions […]