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  1. May 3 

    Hundreds march on Parliament demanding government ... - Stuff.co.nz

    https://www.stuff.co.nz/.../petitioners-march-on-parliament-calling-for-funding-for-lu...

    3 days ago - MPs from both sides of the aisle were on hand to accept a number of petitions calling for the funding of life-prolonging cancer drugs.

  2. www.scoop.co.nz › Health

    3 days ago - The unacceptable death toll behind march to Parliament. Tuesday ... is failing our vulnerable people – by not funding the medicines they need.
  3. Petition of Emma Crowley for Breast Cancer Aotearoa ... - Parliament NZ

    https://www.parliament.nz/.../petitions/.../petition-of-emma-crowley-for-breast-cancer-...

    3 days ago - Petition of Emma Crowley for Breast Cancer Aotearoa: Breast Cancer ... NZ has very few funded drugs available to treat this disease, resulting ... 

  4. Petition of Helen Paddison: All forms of medical ... - Parliament NZ

    https://www.parliament.nz/.../petitions/.../petition-of-helen-paddison-all-forms-of-med...

    May 2, 2019 - Petition of Helen Paddison: All forms of medical treatment, surgery, and ... medicationand drugs, chemotherapy, radiation, laser eye surgery, ...

  5. 20k NZers sign petitions for better funding of medicines | Māori ...

    https://www.maoritelevision.com/.../20k-nzers-sign-petitions-better-funding-medicines

    May 2, 2019 - "New Zealanders are suffering and dying without vital medicines and ... They will then march to PHARMAC on Mercer St for a candle-lighting ceremony in ... and Lambton Quay to the steps of parliament to present the petitions ...
  6. Petition of Janine Yeoman: Lifesaving treatment for ... - Parliament NZ

    https://www.parliament.nz/.../petitions/.../petition-of-janine-yeoman-lifesaving-treatme...

    May 1, 2019 - Petition of Janine Yeoman: Lifesaving treatment for people who suffer from ... Most importantly, this drug reduces the risk of dying prematurely.

  7. Health groups to present multiple petitions | Scoop News - Scoop NZ

    www.scoop.co.nz › Politics

    Apr 30, 2019 - Health advocacy groups and individuals will present strongly worded petitions to Parliament on 7 May demanding proper funding of medicines.

    20k NZers sign petitions for better funding of medicines | Māori ...

  8. PHARMAC rejects own experts' view on breast cancer drug - Scoop NZ

    www.scoop.co.nz › Health

    Apr 23, 2019 - PHARMAC has refused funding for Kadcyla, an important drug that has ... positive breast cancer who took a petition to Parliament in October ...

  9. Saving Charlotte: Bennett to present Parliament with petition calling for ...

    https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=12220971

    Apr 14, 2019 - National MP Paula Bennett will present the plea to Parliament. ... A 15,000-strong petition calling on Pharmac to fund a drug to treat spinal muscular ... She is excluded from the very small pool of New Zealanders eligible for ...

  10. https://thespinoff.co.nz/the-bulletin/12-04-2019/the-bulletin-the-politics-of-pharmac/Apr 12, 2019 ... In today's edition: Strange political stoush over Pharmac, spy bosses ... The first comes from Malcolm Mulholland, the husband of a cancer ...
  11. https://www.newsie.co.nz/news/146422-labour-mp-rejects-claims-she-said-health-minister-nixed-pharmac-inquiry.htmlApr 11, 2019 ... Malcolm Mulholland told Morning Report he had two conversations with Ms Wall, one where she said an inquiry would be launched and that it ...
  12. https://www.radionz.co.nz/news/national/386820/labour-mp-rejects-claims-she-said-health-minister-nixed-pharmac-inquiryApr 11, 2019 ... Malcolm Mulholland told Morning Report he had two conversations with Ms Wall, one where she said an inquiry would be launched and that it ...
  13. https://www.kiwiblog.co.nz/2019/04/govt_votes_no_to_breast_cancer_plea_for_a_pharmacy_inquiry.htmlApr 10, 2019 ... Malcolm Mulholland, the husband of Wiki Mulholland who has breast cancer, was at Parliament today to hear the outcome of the vote. He was ...
  14. https://www.odt.co.nz/news/national/inquiry-over-breast-cancer-drugs-voted-downApr 10, 2019 ... They've also pushed for an inquiry into drug-buyer Pharmac. ... Malcolm Mulholland, an advocate for the patients, backed that, saying ...
  15. http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA1904/S00098/pharmac-inquiry-voted-down-by-government-members.htmApr 10, 2019 ... “Malcolm Mulholland raised the possibility of an inquiry with the ... and a broader inquiry of Pharmac would shed some light to the quality, ...
  16. https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=12221045Apr 10, 2019 ... Malcolm Mulholland, the husband of Wiki Mulholland who has breast cancer, was at Parliament today to hear the outcome of the vote. He was ...
  17. https://www.national.org.nz/pharmac_inquiry_voted_down_by_government_membersApr 10, 2019 ... “Malcolm Mulholland raised the possibility of an inquiry with the Select Committee last year and Labour members were supportive, but when he ...
  18. https://www.newshub.co.nz/home/politics/2019/04/breast-cancer-drug-advocate-lashes-out-at-labour-after-pharmac-inquiry-blocked.htmlApr 10, 2019 ... Breast cancer drug advocate lashes out at Labour after Pharmac inquiry ... After the vote, Malcolm Mulholland, Wiki's husband, released ...
  19. https://www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news/new-zealand/tears-and-anger-after-select-committee-votes-against-inquiry-into-pharmac-huge-opportunity-lostApr 9, 2019 ... Campaig
  20. https://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjE0Mjg=/Pharmac-fudge-angers-cancer-metavivorsApr 1, 2019 ... NEWS CLIP | Malcolm Mulholland - pharmac fudge angers cancer ... is falsely claiming Pharmac is funding the cancer medicines they need to ...
  21. http://www.newstalkzb.co.nz/on-air/larry-williams-drive/audio/malcolm-mulholland-pharmacs-advisers-are-compromised-by-limited-spending/Mar 27, 2019 ... The backlash against Pharmac continues, with claims that oncologists ... Malcolm Mulholland says he has been told that oncologists advising ...
  22. https://healthcentral.nz/select-committee-confirms-inquiry-into-how-health-system-treats-maori/Mar 6, 2019 ... ... a specific focus on the Government drug-buying agency Pharmac. ... Wiki Mulholland and her husband Malcolm Mulholland for access to ...
  23. https://us.ivoox.com/en/matthew-tukaki-select-committee-to-hold-inquiry-into-audios-mp3_rf_33112234_1.html6 Mar 2019 ... ... the New Zealand M?ori Council welcomes an inquiry into Pharmac, ... Wiki Mulholland and her husband Malcolm Mulholland for access to ...
  24. https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/112066237/living-with-advanced-breast-cancer-diary-of-a-brokenhearted-whanau3 days ago ... Pharmac to review its practices following criticism of breast cancer drug ... Malcolm Mulholland is fighting for Pharmac to fund life-enhancing ...
  25. https://www.maoritelevision.com/news/politics/husband-demands-inquiry-pharmac-costs-life-saving-cancer-drugsFeb 15, 2019 ... Malcolm Mulholland says his wife is battling breast cancer and is finding it difficult to access drugs in NZ because of costs. He is calling for the ...
  26. https://www.newshub.co.nz/home/lifestyle/2018/12/breast-cancer-sufferer-fighting-for-life-extending-drugs-wants-pharmac-inquiry.htmlDec 10, 2018 ... Wiki Mulholland is a "little shy" of the $77000 she needs to get access to a life- extending ... Wiki and Malcolm Mulholland on The AM Show.
  27. https://www.parliament.nz/en/pb/sc/scl/health/news-archive/health-committee-considering-breast-cancer-medicines-and-pharmac-funding/Dec 10, 2018 ... Ms Nicholson and Ms Mulholland, together with Ms Mulholland's husband, Malcolm, ... The committee has opened a briefing on PHARMAC funding and ... said: “We are very grateful to Terre Nicholson and Wiki Mulholland for ...
  28. https://givealittle.co.nz/cause/wikis-treatment-for-stage-four-breast-cancerAug 21, 2018 ... Page created by: Malcolm Mulholland. Individual International. Wiki is my wife who has Stage Four Breast Cancer.
  29. https://www.newshub.co.nz/home/new-zealand/2018/08/woman-s-desperate-plea-to-pharmac-to-fund-6000-month-cancer-drug.htmlAug 31, 2018 ... Woman's desperate plea to Pharmac to fund $6000/month cancer drug ... Wiki Mulholland, 40, was showering when she discovered a hard mass on ... She visited her local GP after consulting with her husband, Malcolm,
  30. BCAC Breast Cancer Aotearoa Coalition
    https://www.breastcancer.org.nz/Women who petitioned Parliament get nothing from PHARMAC's Santa ... Terre Nicholson, Wiki Malton Mulholland and Malcolm Mulholland were all leaders...
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