This year there are over 40 events taking place for World MS Day in Spain,  the two large MS organisations in Spain EME and AEDEM – COCEMFE are working together. They will be printing awareness materials such as banners, posters and flyers for distribution around Spain. They are also releasing the mobile app  “EM FIGHTER”, a fun platform game to raise awareness about Multiple Sclerosis among the general public. EM Fighter

  EME will set up “The Experience Cube” in a busy area of Madrid. The cube contains simulators of MS symptoms so that people can understand what it’s like to affected by the disease day to day.

May 17

Asociación de Esclerosis Múltiple de Cuenca (ADEMCU) organised the  8th March for MS, which included a  tour through the main streets of Cuenca.

 May 20

Asociación Zamorana de Esclerosis Múltiple (AZDEM) organised  the THEORETICAL-PRACTICAL WORKSHOP “Management of intermittent catheterization” which was a 2-hour Theoretical and Practical Workshop

May 23

Fundación Vasca de Esclerosis Múltiple “Eugenia Epalza” have planned a  Scientific Conference of MS.

Organized in collaboration with Dr. Alfredo Antigüedad. Under the slogan “Together We advance”, over 400 people will participate in this meeting aimed at patients, families and health professionals to report and discuss the current situation of Multiple Sclerosis.

      • 11:00 AM. Euskalduna Jauregia
      • Aimed at people with MS, family, professionals
      • Registration includes: attendance at meetings, documentation and food at the venue. For registration is necessary to call to Multiple Sclerosis “Eugenia Epalza” Foundation. 94,476 51 38 Partners AEMAR, ADEMBI and ADEMGI: free. Companions, professionals, students and other: 10 €

May 26 to 31st

Asociación Zamorana de Esclerosis Múltiple (AZDEM) will be present in one of the most central and busy streets of the city of Zamora, in the municipal pavilion of the city of Zamora at Plaza de Castilla y León, Bringing people the reality of MS, information about AZDEM services, activities that they have organized around the World MS Day.

      • From 26 to 31 May. Business hours. Booth Hall of Zamora in the Plaza de Castilla y León (Plaza de Hacienda)
      • Aimed at the general public, concerned, professional
      • Free event, no registration needed

May 27

Asociación Cántabra de Esclerosis Múltiple (ACDEM) will be holding a Press Conference.

      • May 27. Press room of the Town Hall of Santander
      • Aimed at the general public, concerned, professional
      • Free event, no registration needed

The Asociación Riojana de Esclerosis Múltiple (ARDEM) will be holding their 17th Information Day on MS. This year this event is going to focus on new treatments in multiple sclerosis, aids for the disabled and the Programme of Personal Autonomy.

      • May 27. 18:00 pm. IBERCAJA, c / Portales 48 Logroño
      • Aimed at the general public
      • Free event, no registration needed

 

The  Asociación de Xátiva contra la Esclerosis Múltiple del Área 13 (AXEM – ÁREA 13) will be holding  Information and Contribution tables. Tables of information with petitionary tins, leaflets, posters and playful activities. The goal is to inform, sensitize and engage society and local institutions in knowledge and understanding of the daily lives of people with Multiple Sclerosis, introducing the importance of World MS Day and everything related to the organizations involved.

      • May 27. From 9:00 to 14:00 h. Xátiva and Canals Streets
      • Aimed at the general public, affected
      • Free event, no registration needed

They will also be holding a meal where people with MS can discuss the passage of the day with their good and bad “details”, propose objectives and ideas for other events or conferences. Eat a balanced and healthy menu with all partners of the WMSD ”

      • May 27. 14:00 h. Sala Alameda Restaurant
      • Aimed at the general public, concerned, professional

There will also be the opportunity to talk with a psychologist. Who will present and report on the various techniques and therapeutic actions that are provided in the organization. There will be a lecture and presentation by different technical specialists in the fields of Acupuncture, Yoga and Relaxation, Psychology and Computer Science.

      • May 27. 17:00 to 19:00 h. Locals of AXEM13
      • Aimed at the general public, affected

 MAY 28

The Association of Relatives and ion Affected EM Burgos (AFAEM)  will put a tent in a central location of the city of Burgos where we will give information and various workshops for physical rehabilitation in affected groups and a tai chi workshop, so people can see what we do. We will also have in the same place a room with tests carried out by us in which any citizen can feel some symptoms of MS.

We will place a colorful poster specially woven for the World Day with the help of all those who have voluntarily woven squares and we’re getting with the help of a group of Urban Knitters.

      • May 28, street unconfirmed
      • Aimed at the general public
      • Free of charge, without registration. More information 947 20 79 46.

The Asociación de Esclerosis Múltiple de Navarra (ADEMNA) will be hold  a conference “Update in MS treatments” and “Seasons of My Life”. There will be two lectures. The first will be in charge of the Hospital neurologist Dr. Inmaculada de Navarra Pagola, entitled “Update on therapeutic treatments for MS”. Fernando López Subsequently, affected and blogger, will make a personal account of his experience of MS under “Stations in my life.”

      • May 28. 19.30 h. COCEMFE Center Associations. Calle Melchor Enrico Comediógrafo 2 Tudela (Navarra)
      • Aimed at the general public
      • Free admission. More information www.ademna.es

The Fundación Esclerosis Múltiple Cataluña (FEM Cataluña) will hold an Information Day jointly organized with Cemcat. they will have several presentations on MS, on which different neurologists from various hospitals of Catalonia (Dr. Xavier Montalban, Dr. Sergio Martínez-Yélamos, Dr. Luis Brieva, Dr. Lluis Ramió) will be involved. The act concludes with a roundtable on accessibility and people with MS.”

      • May 28. 18:00 pm. Hall of the Pavelló Docent of the Hospital Universitari Vall d’Hebron
      • Aimed at the general public, affected
      • Free event. Markings in the 93 228 96 99

The Asociación de Esclerosis Múltiple de Ibiza y Formentera (AEMIF) will hold an open house for anyone who wants to see how we work in the rehabilitation centre.”

      • May 28. All day. AEMIF Headquarters
      • Aimed at the general public
      • Free event, no registration needed

There will also be an Awareness in Hospital event where information materials to raise awareness about MS will be distributed to all who pass.

      • May 28. From 9:00 to 14:00 h. Can Misses Hospital in Ibiza
      • Aimed at the general public
      • Free event, no registration needed

The Asociación Cántabra de Esclerosis Múltiple (ACDEM)  are running an information campaign focusing on the dissemination of information and awareness materials at health centers from the Cantabrian Health Service network.”

      • May 28. Health centers and hospitals in Cantabria
      • Aimed at the general public, concerned, professional
      • Free event, no registration needed

The Asociación Riojana de Esclerosis Múltiple (ARDEM) will be informing the public about MS in hospitals and health centers in Logroño.

      • May 28
      • Aimed at the general public
      • Free event, no registration needed

The Asociación Esclerosis Múltiple Área III (AEMA III) will be holding a conference to create a meeting between the affected families and the general public to report on the various aspects that can influence in the disease. The theme to be carried out is presented by the needs proposed by the affected people and adapting to the proposed campaign this year following the issue of “access”. ”

      • May 28. 17:45 h. CajaMurcia Cultural (Lorca, Murcia)
      • Aimed at the general public, concerned, professional
      • Free admission with limited capacity. More information phone: 689333202; email: aema3@aema3.org

The  Asociación de Esclerosis Múltiple de Cuenca (ADEMCU) will hold information tables  to provide information on the World Day for Multiple Sclerosis as well as disease and association.

      • May 28. ALCAMPO Mall Cuenca
      • Aimed at the general public, concerned, professional
      • Free event, no registration

There will also be an open day to highlight partnership, activities, and display the materials available and the professionals who work on MS.

      • May 28. All day. ADEMCU Headquarters, c / Hermanos Becerril 3 Cuenca
      • Aimed at the general public, concerned, professional
      • Free event, no registration needed

The Esclerosis Múltiple – Asociación de Lleida will be will have an information table at the main entrance of the Hospital Arnau de Vilanova.

      • May 28. All morning. Aranu Vilanova Hospital
      • Aimed at the general public, affected
      • Registration via our email fem.lleida.ics @ gencat.cat

The Asociación de Esclerosis Múltiple de Cartagena y Comarca (EMACC) will be holding information stalls promoting  social awareness and a fundraising campaign, with information about the disease and the resources available to people with MS.

      • 28 and 29 May. 10:00 to 14:00, and from 17:00 to 20.30. Different parts of the city of Cartagena: Hospital Santa Lucía, Paseo Alfonso XIII Carrefour, Corte Ingles, Plaza del Ayuntamiento, PLAZA Juan XXIII, Zenith CC
      • Aimed at the general public, concerned, professional
      • Free event, no registration needed

The Asociación Zamorana de Esclerosis Múltiple (AZDEM) are having their 9th conference on MS.

      • May 28. 18:00 pm. Auditorium of La Alhóndiga, Plaza de Santa Ana (Zamora)
      • Aimed at the general public, concerned, professional
      • Free event, free access until full capacity (100 seats)

The Asociación Leonesa de Esclerosis Múltiple (ALDEM) will put an information table at Avenida Fernández Ladreda, a very central and busy pedestrian street.

      • May 28. 10:00 to 14:00 h. Avenida Fernández Ladreda
      • Aimed at the general public
      • Free event, no registration needed

MAY 30

The Asociación de Esclerosis Múltiple de Navarra (ADEMNA) are holding a World MS Day celebration

      • May 30. 18:00 pm. CIVICAN (Calle Pió)

The Asociación Cántabra de Esclerosis Múltiple (ACDEM) will be holding a social awareness campaign “24 hours pedaling for MS”. It’s an initiative of the Cantabrian Multiple Sclerosis Association. The goal is to get as many participants pedaling for MS as possible during 24 hours. They will provide refreshments for people who enroll in the activity (soft drinks, water, coffee …) and they will serve hot chocolate for the brave participants who enroll at night.

      • 30 May at 17:00 to 31 May at 17:00 h. Parque de las Llamas de Santander
      • Aimed at the general public, concerned, professional
      • Free event. To register you must call in the morning (from 8:00 am to 15.30 h) or in this e-mail: trabajosocialacdem@yahoo.es . The first 10 participants in each shift will receive a T-shirt.

The Asociación de Esclerosis Múltiple de Cartagena y Comarca (EMACC) are holding a Charity Dinner.  During the dinner, they will project a PowerPoint presentation about the disease. The money raised will go toward the maintenance of Psychology and Neuropsychology Services, Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation and Social Care.

      • May 30. 21:00 was 03:00 h. Officers Club Cartagena
      • Aimed at the general public, concerned, professional
      • Entry Fee: € 30. Application deadline: until 15:00 pm on Monday 26 May. Information and sale EMACC Tlf 868 53 September 52 -. Mv 648 August 28 28 c / Sor Francisca Armendariz 4 under. Edf La Milagrosa. 30202. Cartagena (Murcia)

Donations Caixa in C / C 2100 4027 12 2200031039.

The Asociación Balear de Esclerosis Múltiple (ABDEM) will host an event where Xavi Torres and Ursula Pueyo (Olympians) will talk about of Young people affected by MS, and there will be a performance by the humorist Canyelles Xavi and pica pica.

      • May 30. 19:00 pm. Headquarters ABDEM, Passeig de Marratxí, 15 (Palma)
      • Aimed at the general public, concerned, professional
      • Free admission. Confirmation required activatib@gmail.com

MAY 31  

The Fundación Esclerosis Múltiple Cataluña (FEM Cataluña) have arranged a guided tour of the maritime museum for people affected by MS

      • May 31
      • Aimed at affected
      • Markings in FEM 93 228 96 99

The  Fundación Esclerosis Múltiple Madrid (FEM Madrid) will be holding the Run for MS. The goal of this event- is to support patients and raise awareness about this disease. The profits will be used to finance rehabilitation services for people with MS.

  • May 31. 9:00 am. Paseo del Angel in the House of Madrid
  • Aimed at the general public, concerned, professional
  • The registration fee is 12.50 €, both for the 2.5 km test to the 10 km test. More information and registration http://www.correporlaesclerosismultiple.com/

JUNE 1

The Asociación Zamorana de Esclerosis Múltiple (AZDEM) will be holding a race to publicize the work that MS Society of Zamora performes in the province. It also aims to promote the sport at all ages, because sport is healthy.

      • June 1. 10:30 AM. Calle Feria 10
      • Aimed at the general public, concerned, professional
      • The registration fee is 5 Euros for junior and senior levels, and 1 Euro for Kids and Novices. Registration will be on the web http://www.smartchip.es/carreras/140601/ or in person at the offices of SmartChip (Zamora, San Antolin Costanilla 4), ​​at the headquarters of the Zamorano Multiple Sclerosis (Avda . Cardenal Cisneros 26 low) or, from May 26, at the booth of the City of Zamora in the Plaza de Castilla y León (Plaza de Hacienda) during business hours

JUNE 5

The Asociación Esclerosis Múltiple ÁREA III (AEMA III) will run a campaign about Multiple Sclerosis which aims to raise awareness about the disease, and also raise funds for the maintenance of services in partnership for people affected with MS and similar diseases.”

      • June 5. Morning. Six locations in Lorca (Murcia): Calle Corredera, Las Columnas, Óvalo, San José, Mercado Semanal (Huerto de la Rueda), Eroski Mall San Diego
      • Aimed at the general public, concerned, professional
      • Free event, no registration needed