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About AHSCT – current thinking

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There have been recent positive steps forward for people with MS considering AHSCT. Read the current thinking towards AHSCT for people with MS.

Research conferences: shaping the future of MS

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CEO Rohan Greenland gives an update on the MS Australia activities for October, focusing on the world's largest MS research conference ECTRIMS and the importance of conferences in shaping the future of MS.

Sarah’s tribute to MS research

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In 2015 Sarah's life changed completely when she was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, she is now on a mission to raise funds to power MS research.

Does “MS fatigue” capture the symptom experience?

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The International Progressive MS Alliance has recently highlighted that very little progress has been made in treating and understanding MS fatigue.

DMTs: Impact of access on quality of life

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MS Australia's advocacy efforts have contributed to a number of subsidised MS medications and disease-modifying therapies (DMTs). New research now shows the effect this has on the outcomes for people living with MS in New Zealand.

Submissions: an important advocacy tool

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As part of our advocacy work at MS Australia, we make many submissions each year, to various Australian Government inquiries and consultations.

MS Australia President receives prestigious award

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MS Australia President, Associate Professor Desmond Graham has received University of Tasmania’s 2021 Award for Outstanding Contribution.

NHMRC commits over $6.7 million to medical research into MS

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Over $6.7 million dollars will be invested into MS research by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) in their funding scheme.

Kesimpta® (ofatumumab) included on the PBS for relapsing remitting MS

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The Federal Health Minister has announced the listing of Kesimpta® (ofatumumab) on the PBS for the treatment of relapsing remitting MS.

Governor-General’s Medallion

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His Excellency General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd), the Governor-General of Australia, generously gifted a special medallion to MS Australia to award someone who has contributed to our work in significant way.

Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games – that’s a wrap!

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Australia’s largest ever Paralympic Games team included three athletes living with multiple sclerosis; Emily Petricola, Carol Cooke and Janine Watson.

Accessible Product Design Alliance Position Statement Launch

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The Accessible Product Design Alliance is highlighting the struggle with inaccessible products and packaging, experienced by people living with disability.

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About AHSCT – current thinking