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MND Victoria provides and promotes the best possible care and support for people living with Motor Neurone Disease (MND).

This includes a range of services to support people with MND, their carers, family, friends and health professionals.

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  • Voluntary assisted dying and Motor Neurone Disease

    "We want to ensure that whatever rights are created for people in Victoria, those rights are also usable by people with motor neurone disease." – Rod Harris

    Our CEO Rod Harris was invited to participate in discussions with the State Government in regards to the proposed end of life reforms.

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  • In 2012, I was one in a Million*

    Richard Chandler

    By Richard Chandler

    In early 2011 my brother noticed that my voice seemed slurred. Being a good brother he said nothing about the change but assumed that little brother, at age 77 had taken up the booze. As the year passed I recognised the voice change and also began to experience a dry cough and difficulties with swallowing. My GP eliminated medication problems and suspected a mini stroke so in about late October I had a referral to a neurologist.

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  • Edaravone approved to treat MND by US FDA

    Edaravone chemical structureOn 5 May 2017, the US Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) approved the drug edaravone (which will be marketed as Radicava™) for the treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) or motor neurone disease (MND) in the United States (US). It is the first drug to approved for MND/ALS in 22 years.

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