On World MS Day 2012, across Spain, the general public are being informed about MS, thanks to the efforts of the Spanish MS society EME. One of television’s major channels featured WMSD on its morning news bulletin, as well as the second national newspaper, El Mundo. Yesterday, a documentary, featuring with three Spanish people living with […]
In Poland, the Polish MS Society is using this years campaign theme – “1000 Faces of MS” and organising a press conference using this theme. They are also holding a opening of the Under Pressure photo exhibition, as they were a key partner in the project which includes 4 photos of Polish patients. A new […]
In Morocco, the Association Marocaine des Malades Atteints de la Sclérose (the Moroccan MS Society) held a Scientific Day on MS on April 28th. The event was held at the Sheikh Zayed Hospital, Rabat and was attended by patients, families of patients, health professionals, representative of ANAM, associations and the media.
Persatuan Multiple Sklerosis Malaysia (Malaysian MS Society) is holding a “MS Walk 2012” in Titiwangsa par, in Kuala Lumpur. They will be presenting a Photo Wall called “1000 faces” featuring people that support our campaign in Malaysia and hope to encourage MS patients to become members of the Society.
The Ligue Luxembourgeoise de la Sclérose en Plaques and Ligue Française contre la Sclérose En Plaques are working together to ride motorcycles around the countries to raise awareness of MS. The ride departed on May 27th in Kayl and you can follow their progress .
The Dasman Research Institute and Amiri Hospital and Kuwait MS Society have held the first ever national World MS Day event at Olympia Mall. The event hopes to raise awareness amongst the public of MS, and to share ideas on how improvements to MS care can be made in Kuwait. We can’t wait to hear […]
The Italian MS Society is planning a week of events all around Italy from 26th May to 3rd June. Every day will be dedicate to a special theme; Research and MS, World MS Day celebrations, celebration, partnership with company, and of course something nice for their volunteers. Find out more by visiting their website.
All over the Emerald Isle, the MS Society of Ireland has encouraged the hosting of fundraising tea parties to raise funds and awareness for MS. The organisation, with the help of McVitie’s Digestives and celebrity chef and author, Clodagh McKenna, is helping people to organise their own tea parties in aid of World MS Day. […]
The Never Down Band from Mansoura, Egypt have release two songs for World MS Day (WMSD) 2012 to spread awareness. The first song titled ‘Struggle‘ deals with the struggle of living with multiple sclerosis (MS) and is performed by Never Down Band rapper, Ahmed Adel. The uplifting lyrics are from a inspirational poem written by Reem Hassan Samaha, […]
In 13 cities across Romania, white balloons with the World MS Day logo will be realeased. Look out for them in Alba Iulia, Bistrita, Botosani, Bucuresti, Campulung Moldovenesc, Constanta, Targoviste, Deva, Piatra Neamt, Ploiesti, Sibiu, Timisoara, Ramnicu Valcea and and let us know if you spot any!
The Lithuanian MS society has the ambitious aim that every citizen in this four million-strong nation will hear about MS for World MS Day. To this end, LISS has embarked on a media blitz in the country with a report on the national MS situation appearing in national and regional press and internet. Besides this, […]
Happy MS Day to all of you. The attached song – Struggle with MS – is written by a 19 year old girl with MS studying Engineering. Her name is Reem Samaha. She lives in Mansoura a city 150 Km away from Cairo. The song is produced by MS Care, the Egyptian MS patients society. […]
Breaking news from Montenegro – following a symposium organised by the Montenegro MS Association with the theme of SOCIAL PROTECTION AND EMPLOYMENT PEOPLE WITH MS, a Memorandum about cooperation with Ministry of transport in Montenegro has been agreed. Our guests were people from Ministry of Health, Ministry of work and social protection, Ambassadors from Ukraine […]
For WMSD 2012, the National MS Society of the United States’ main aim is to promote knowledge and awareness, both for the more than 400,000 people living with MS in the US, but also those without the condition. Today is seeing the launch of a new multimedia public awareness and education campaign, ‘MS Kills Connection […]
In Austria, Multiple Sklerose Gesellschaft Österreich is planning a series of events including an awareness raising campaign, press conference, and local events all over the country. Find out more Klimkovice Spa is the venue for World MS Day celebrations in the Czech Republic. The Spa is where specialized rehabilitation for people with MS is […]
Across India, events and activities are taking place organised by the local MS society, MSSI, with three major cities with no current local MS society participating for the first time in WMSD 2012, Kanpur, Lucknow and Agra. In the country’s largest city, Mumbai, there is a seminar and a panel discussion on ‘Living with MS’ […]
With a mix of theatre, music and fashion as well as conferences and debates, MS Tunisia is celebrating World MS Day 2012 in style. WMSD 2012 is officially being opened by the Minister of Social Affairs of Tunisia, alongside the president of local MS society, ATSEP. There will be both theatre and musical performances with […]
No air travel is needed for this world tour, as the MS Society of Canada will bring the globe to the Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) on Wednesday, May 30. The MS Global Dinner Party, in recognition of World MS Day, will unite visitors, groups and MS organizations in an effort to raise awareness and funds […]
World MS Day 2012 events are being organized in 25 localities around Finland – a record number of WMSD events in Finland so far!. This year volunteers give out postcards that feature people with MS and some basic information about MS. The postcards are linked to a nationwide campaign that introduces five people living with […]