More than 1000 people walked, ran, or cycled in support of people with MS in Portugal To mark the 2nd World MS Day, the Gang of Multiple Sclerosis, an informal national self-help group coordinated “Move Up for Multiple Sclerosis” in 9 cities across Portugal: Lisbon, Porto, Coimbra, Viana do Castelo, Aveiro, Leiria, Sintra, Sines and Pinhal Novo. The […]
People with MS and their families attended a benefit to raise money for their national society in the Czech Republic A performance of ballet and a classical concert were put on to raise money for the MS society of the Czech Republic.
World MS Day goes off with a bang in the Indian capital, New Delhi A week long awareness program was held to mark World MS Day 2010 in Delhi. Guests and supporters were many and participated in activities that took place throughout this special week. VIP guests included Mr Roshan Seth (Actor), Mr Jattinn Kochhar […]
Palestinians join the global movement on World MS Day 2010 In Palestine people with MS received support from Mr. Raed Awad, the Social Responsibility Fund official who gave a speech on behalf of the Chief Executive of the Palestinian Telecommunication Group, Mr. Ammar Aker.
Researcher in a box and other innovative ideas to raise awareness of MS in Denmark In Denmark, a ‘Researcher in a Box’ set off on a nationwide tour as part of the Danish MS month. He stopped off in six locations. He certainly entertained this group of shoppers. Watch the video below.
MSIF CEO Peer Baneke flew to Istanbul to celebrate World MS Day with the MS Society of Turkey To mark World MS Day in Turkey, MSIF CEO Peer Baneke was invited to give a presentation and join in the activities including a city bike ride. Activities ranged from an art exhibition with all of the […]
Activities took place in Havana and Cienfuegos to mark the second international day for MS Two events took place on the 29th May to celebrate World MS Day in Cuba. The first was in Havana and the second in Cienfuegos. Both events were focused on raising awareness of MS amongst the general public whilst providing […]
Members of FELEM took to the streets to raise public support for people living with MS MSIF supporting organisation FELEM held a number of activities to mark World MS Day 2010. In collaboration with ARSEP (a French MS association) FELEM arranged a medical and scientific conference for professionals working in the field of MS. Always […]
A group of Russians living with MS held an event alongside local doctors on the 26th May An event for doctors and people with MS was held in Omsk, Russia on the 26th May to mark World MS Day 2010. The event was sponsored by Novartis who sent representatives to learn more about the effect that […]
Chileans shout about World MS Day Chilean volunteers took to the streets of Santiago to raise awareness about MS. The press took a keen interest in the noise made by the volunteers who handed out green apples and information to passers by. The apple is the well known symbol of the MS society of Chile.
Volunteers from the MS Society in Qatar mingled with shoppers in a busy shopping mall to raise awareness of MS The MS Society in Qatar put on a colourful display in a city centre mall to attract shoppers on a busy weekend. Visitors were invited to find out more about MS and had their questions […]
The Korean MS Society rallied support to end MS in public awareness raising marches and stands in Seoul The Korean MS Society organised a day full of activities to mark World MS Day 2010. Public awareness raising was a priority with booths disseminating information and advice from medical staff set up around Seoul. Several press […]
People with MS in Lima, Peru came together with people across the world to end MS for good Food, music, and laughter were the objectives of the Peruvian World MS Day celebrations. Lunch was served to local people living with MS followed by music and dancing.
A practical day of seminars for people with MS took place in a central city park. The MS Society of Colombia organised a practical day for people with MS to come together and learn how to manage their disease using complimentary therapies such as yoga and music. Lunch was served to more than 100 people […]
Activities took place in Al Khobar, Riyadh, and Jeddah to mark World MS Day 2010. In Saudi Arabia World MS Day was celebrated in three cities with public awareness raising, medical and scientific seminars, and the opportunity for people living with MS to ask questions of specialists in the field of Neurology and MS. On […]
Uruguayans living with MS came together to celebrate World MS Day for the second time. “Uruguayans are quite shy, but music makes them so happy that it became a real celebration of the 2nd World MS Day in Uruguay with the band playing.” President of the MS Society in Uruguay. Uruguayans living with MS came together […]
Egyptian volunteers hand out information and advice to the public in restaurants and cafes around the city. After World MS Day volunteers from the Egyptian MS Society wanted to raise awareness of MS and of the issues faced by those living with the disease in the community at large. They were given permission to hand […]
Young people from the Drustvo MS Vojvodine regional society in Serbia show others that having MS doesn’t have to be the end of leading a productive life. In Serbia young people reached out to others with the message that a diagnosis of MS doesn’t have to mean the end to living a fulfilling life. On […]
Rome plays host to a conference on contemporary research to mark World MS Day 2010. “Our objectives (as researchers) are to give people with MS all necessary answers to live their lives completely.” Mario Alberto Battaglia, FISM Chairman. The Italian MS Society chose to celebrate World of MS Day as part of their National MS […]