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Response to Pharmac Review

The government released a review into Pharmac yesterday after a three month delay. The purpose of the review was to assess how well Pharmac performs against its objectives and whether and how its performance could be improved in particular for …

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2022 Ovarian Cancer Research Grant Open

Cure Our Ovarian Cancer is pleased to announce that applications are open for the 2022 annual grant round. This year we have provided $60 000 in funding to be administered by Graci. We welcome applications from researchers residing in New …

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Find a Billboard on World Ovarian Cancer Day

May 8th is World Ovarian Cancer Day Learn more about the day here. Cure Our Ovarian Cancer has generously been donated billboards across New Zealand. We encourage you to go, check them out – take a photo – and tag …

New Compassionate Access Pharmaceutical Scheme

In this article: AstraZeneca announce new compassionate access scheme for ovarian cancer Pharmac respond to our submission on Avastin AstraZeneca have announced a new compassionate access scheme to give more women access to Olaparib sooner. Their compassionate access scheme gives …

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COVID-19 and Ovarian Cancer

Last Updated July 11th 2022 Cure Our Ovarian Cancer NZ wants to acknowledge that the pandemic is particularly challenging for people living with ovarian cancer. We have collated a selection of resources which may be helpful. Any woman living with ovarian …

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Pae Ora (Healthy Futures) Bill – Oral Submission

Late last year we made a submission on behalf of the New Zealand ovarian cancer community to recommend improvements to the Pae Ora (Healthy Futures) Bill. Aotearoa New Zealand’s public health system has been found to be fragmented, inequitable and …

12 ways your support helped ovarian cancer in 2021

We are so proud of all the incredible things our amazing donors, fundraisers and supporters have helped us achieve in the past year. Together we are making huge strides to diagnose women earlier, treat them better and improve survival to …

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Ovarian Cancer Appreciation Awards

What makes a good doctor? When it comes to ovarian cancer diagnosis we think it’s someone who really listens, takes symptoms seriously and acts quickly to get a diagnosis. We want to hear from women in NZ with ovarian cancer …

Open letter to Pharmac Review Panel

To the Pharmac Review Panel On behalf of CANGO (The Alliance of Cancer NGOs) we would like to acknowledge our full support of the review of Pharmac – the first independent assessment of Pharmac since its creation over 25 years …