Our petition, signed by 23,987 people from 143 countries, calling on employers and decision makers to protect the rights of people with MS in finding and staying in work, has been delivered to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights in Geneva. Many thanks to the more than 23,900 people who signed our petition, […]
We are delighted to say that we have reached our target of more than 20,000 signatures on the World MS Day Campaign for access to appropriate employment petition! 23,987 people signed the petition which will be delivered to the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Geneva today. Stay tuned for more information about this meeting. For […]
The “Renacer Fundacion Dominicana de Em” (The Dominican Republic MS Foundation) held a medical conference on the 25th May for its World MS Day celebration. They were joined by Doctor Maria Adelita Reyes-Velarde, who gave a lecture called “Living well with MS”. They coordinated Dr Reyes-Velarde’s visit with visiting members of the media, and took […]
On the 24th May in Yemen an event was held at the Faculty of Medicine at Aden University. The day was attended by officials, academics and members of the public, and a paper was presented on current MS Research. A speech was given at the start of the ceremony, followed by an update on the […]
An international survey conducted by MSIF (www.msif.org) has found that many employers are slow to implement the low-cost changes to their work environments that would enable people with multiple sclerosis (MS) to stay in work longer. To mark World MS Day 2011 (25 May), MSIF surveyed employers worldwide about work-based policies that could enable people with MS […]
On Friday 20th May, MS Care’s World MS Day celebrations will take place at the Canadian International College in Cairo. Various activities will be taking place, including seminars, screening of WMSD movies and a presentation about the work of MS Care. Medical practitioners have been invited to attend, including Professor of Neurology Prof. Dr. Tarek […]
The Romanian MS Society have organised a roundtable in Bucharest for World MS Day this year. They are expecting attendance from around twenty people, including government officials and employers, to discuss this year’s theme of MS and employment. They are also currently running a project which aims to encourage and support employment of people with […]
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.