Highlights from World MS Day 2016. Including an inclusive dance in Russia, a new MS group in Kosovo and finding out how many people you helped reach on social media!
Canadian Minister Carla Qualtrough issued a statement to recognize World MS Day and to reinforce her commitment to working for people with disabilities.
There’s something really special about seeing famous landmarks lit up for World MS Day. Perhaps it is because, as the MS Society of Canada says, it helps people with MS to look up and know that they’re not alone.
The MS International Federation has released a new report on MS and employment today. The report is based on data from a global survey of over 12,200 people affected by MS in 92 countries.
Chad King, half of hit duo A Great Big World, has written a new song called ‘Won’t Stop Running’, which is his mantra for living with MS.
It’s almost World MS Day and the MS International Federation (MSIF) office is busier than ever. A lot of hard work goes into World MS Day. Planning starts over a year in advance and we’ve already started work on the 2017 campaign!
Whether you want to spend the 25th of May having fun, chatting with other people affected by MS or raising awareness, there’s probably an event happening near you. And if not, why don’t you organise one yourself? Just add it to our event page and people in your area will be able to see it and attend!
In 2016 World MS Day will take place on Wednesday May 25th. The theme will be ‘Independence’.
This year more than 320 World MS Day events took place in 88 countries around the world.
Despite difficult situations, a number of MS organisations in countries experiencing war, political unrest and disasters are still planning World MS Day events.
The World MS Day map is filling up with events happening all round the world.
This year World MS Day celebrates everyone who has broken down the barriers to living with MS. Those people could be carers, friends, family members, health professionals, policy makers, companies, schools or support groups…anyone who has made a difference to people with MS.
Last week Sophie from our team visited MS Societies in Hungary and Slovakia. Both societies are busy preparing for World MS Day 2015 and have shared their plans with us.
Each of the animals we chose for our World MS Day 2015 campaign symbolizes how together we can be stronger.
Living with MS involves all kinds of challenges. In the run up to World MS Day 2015, we want to celebrate the ways that people all over the world are breaking down the barriers to living with MS.
In 2015 we’ll be sharing all the ways that people around the world have improved access for people with MS. We’ll be asking people to tell us about the people and organisations that have broken down the barriers to living with MS and made a difference in their lives.
World MS Day’s theme this year was access. To commemorate it, we asked people to think about barriers to that access and to make a wish for something that would help overcome those barriers.
Do you want to know what the Japanese MS Society did on World MS Day 2014?
In Australia the Prime Minister and Leader of the Opposition created videos to show their support for World MS Day.
The Greek MS Society knows how to celebrate World MS Day! On 2014 they organised a whole day festival and created they very own TV advert.