World MS Day in Lebanon
The National Multiple Sclerosis Society of Lebanon (NMSSL) celebrated World MS Day with a gathering of doctors, healthcare specialists and people with MS on the 20th May this year. The event was hosted at the Movenpick hotel in Beirut, and featured discussions between patients and practitioners about the treatment of MS.
Dr. Bassem Yamout the president of the NMSSL opened the event with a welcoming speech and Mrs Maha Kassouf, head of the NMSSL social committee spoke about the importance of sharing experiences and working together. Members of the NMSSL board were also in attendance and included; Dr Nabil Akkawi, Dr Elie Assaf, Dr Nuhad Abou Zeid and Dr Hassan Abdullah.