Activities will be taking place in towns and cities across Russia to mark World MS Day 2011 Traditional Tea parties, press conferences, round-tables and exhibitions of arts and crafts produced by people with MS are just some of the events that will take place across Russia to mark World MS Day 2011. People with Ms […]
Multiple Sclerosis Australia will launch a new campaign to raise awareness of the problems that Australians with MS face at work. The campaign will ask people with MS to post their ideas on their website and social media sites which will then be used on posters and campaigning material for World MS Day. MS Australia […]
The Cyprus Multiple Sclerosis Association is planning a press conference at the Ministry of Health with a focus on ‘The difficulties of Work’. Other activities include a silent auction and public events across the country. The press conference, which will take place on 25 May, will be followed by a round-table discussion with the Minister of Health, […]
The MS Society of Canada is organising activities across the country to raise awareness of MS in May 2011 The Carnation campaign will encourage people with and affected by MS to raise money and awareness in their local communities through public events, in their workplaces, and online. A workbook giving tips and tricks on how to raise […]
People with MS in Estonia will be raising awareness of the impact that MS has on their bodies on 25 May 2011 Focusing on ‘the hidden symptoms’ of MS, the Estonian MS Society will raise awareness in Freedom Square, Talinn through demonstrations, information stands, live music, and a wheelchair rally. They are hopeful that the […]
The Iraqi MS Society is planning a series of lectures for people living with, and affected by MS on 26th May 2011. The lectures, which will take place in Baghdad, will include presentations from doctors, therapists, and people with MS, and will encourage peer support. The Minister of Health has been invited to attend alongside […]
The association of Patients with MS in Yemen is planning a public event to raise awareness of MS on the 25th May 2011. An event is planned to take place in Aden to enable people with MS to meet officials from the Ministry of Health, the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labour, and representative of […]
A one-day program for people with MS followed by a plenary discussion with the Minister of Social Affairs-28th May The Austrian MS Society will host a series of 4 workshops for people with MS on living with MS, medication, therapies, and support both for patients, and their families. The Minister for Social affairs will join […]
The green apple has become the symbol of the MS Society in Chile. On 22nd May volunteers will take to the streets to raise awareness of MS and hand green apples out to passers by to mark World MS Day 2011. Green ribbons and leaflets about MS will also be handed out throughout the day. […]
The Iranian MS Society is aiming to reach 2000 people in Tehran alone on World MS Day this year. Key government officials and policy makers have been invited to attend an event for people with MS in Tehran which will include an exhibition of artistic work from people with MS, they are even planning to […]
City-wide awareness raising events confirmed in 17 cities across the country The Finnish MS Society is planning to raise awareness of MS in cities across the country on the 25th May 2011. So far events are confirmed in 17 cities with more expected to follow suit. If you’re in Finland on the 25th May why […]
The Multiple Sclerosis Society of Namibia are marking World MS Day with a book launch. The book was written by Hein Werrlein, a Namibian with MS, who has written a book about his life. Originally in German, an English edition will be launched on World MS Day, 25 May. Hein was diagnosed with secondary progressive MS […]
Move for MS is in its 3rd year in Portugal. Watch out for events in 10 cities across the country! The Gang of MS in Portugal will continue with their ‘Move for MS’ campaign which aims to raise awareness of MS through movement- walking running, and cycling- with the message that people with MS can […]
An International Conference on Pediatric MS is taking shape in Norway More and more children around the world are being diagnosed with MS every year. On the 25th May 2011 the MS Society of Norway is hosting an International Conference on Pediatric MS in the Norwegian capital, Oslo with the aim of bringing specialist doctors […]
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.