EMSP's European Register for Multiple Sclerosis (EUReMS) drew near to the conclusion of its first phase with a dissemination event and two poster presentations organised during the Joint Congress of America's and Europe's Committees for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis - ACTRIMS-ECTRIMS 2014.
The scientists involved with the project since its start in 2010-2011 presented the preliminary results of the EUReMS studies both in front of the project stakeholders and also in the form of poster presentations exhibited before the thousands of participants at Boston-event.
Detailed information on the dissemination event is available here.
Also, information on the poster presentations is available here.
Photo: EMSP President Anne Winslow talking about MS Nurse Pro
The European Multiple Sclerosis Platform (EMSP) announces that 1,500 multiple sclerosis (MS) nurses have enrolled for the ground-breaking online tool, MS Nurse PROfessional, since its launch in 2012. MS Nurse Pro was a key feature on EMSP's agenda at the Joint Congress of America's and Europe's Committees for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis - ACTRIMS-ECTRIMS - held in Boston, US on 10-13 September.
Find out more about MS Nurse Professional and how to promote the project from our special ECTRIMS Media Alert.
We are now open to receive applications from young people with MS living in Belgium, the Czech Republic, Spain, France, Greece, Italy, UK and Portugal. Find the registration form and role descriptions on the dedicated page.
EMSP organised an all-day workshop on employment for people with disabilities, on 29 July, in Brussels, as part of its new Paving the Path to Participation (PPP) project, already acknowledged through a grant awarded by the European Commission’s DG Justice Progress programme.
The event gathered around 30 stakeholders from MS societies, the broader NGO sector, the industry and a representative of DG Justice, Ms Hana Velecka.
EMSP's newsletter for July 2014 covers the past two months looking back at a number of very important achievements in advocacy and awareness-raising for people living with MS in Europe.
The main points from this issue of the Web Alert:
- Preparation for ACTRIMS-ECTRIMS 2014;
- Workshop on employment under the Paving the Path to Participation project;
- Launch of the Under Pressure Spanish video;
- EMSP-EBC article on MS published in The Times.
EMSP is launching the 2013 edition of its MS Barometer to mark the 28th May 2014, when the global MS community celebrates World MS Day.
Find the Barometer here.
EMSP and its partners are also providing member societies and other interested parties with a collection of country factsheets including key benchmarks in MS management for 26 EU countries, plus Norway and Switzerland.
Find the factsheets here.