• Shoshana Pezaro injecting herself with Interferon. Shoshana does this three times a week and applies it to her stomach, legs and arms. Shoshana suspects she began to show MS symptoms in her early youth before her teens. It has taken her around 7 years to get diagnosed. After doctors confirmed that she has MS, she says she felt relieved because she could now look forwards to the future knowing what she could and could not do. She is now a public advocate for better care and opportunities for people with MS.

    ECTRIMS 2016: Upcoming MS treatments

    The ECTRIMS 2016 Congress offered encouraging treatment news for patients with relapsing (RMS) and secondary progressive (SPMS) forms of multiple sclerosis (MS). According to the placebo. Disability progression was measured using the Expanded... read more

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    EMSP at ECTRIMS 2016: Delivering for MS communities

    EMSP’s team was present between 14 and 17 September at the Congress of the European Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis (ECTRIMS 2016), held in London, United Kingdom. We were among 9,000 participants from almost 100... read more

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    Elisabeth Kasilingam appointed as EMSP Managing Director

    The European Multiple Sclerosis Platform (EMSP) is delighted to announce the appointment of Elisabeth Kasilingam (pictured below) as its Managing Director, effective 15 September 2016. Elisabeth has been a member of the EMSP Secretariat since... read more

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    Spain: 150,000 people ‘made a splash’ for MS

    150,000 people gathered on 10 July on more than 900 beaches and swimming pools throughout Spain to take part in an awareness-raising campaign initiated by EMSP’s members from the Esclerosis Multiple Espana (EME). Titled ‘Mójate por la... read more

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    Swiss MS Day: Launch of national MS register

    EMSP’s members from the... read more

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    MS Nurse Pro: New project brochure

    EMSP is glad to announce the publication of a new project brochure for its ongoing MS Nurse Professional online training programme dedicated to the specialisation of multiple sclerosis (MS) nurses in Europe and beyond. Find the brochure... read more

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    EMSP Newsletter: September 2016

    EMSP's ninth newsletter of the year reports on our new management and updates our public on significant deliverables from flagship projects and high profile international events. Our recommended newsletter quote of the month comes from our... read more

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    EURORDIS: Patient survey on adverse drug reactions

    EMSP is supporting a survey intiative from our partners at Rare Diseases Europe (EURORDIS) aimed at reporting side-effects and receiving safety information on medicines through an app for mobile phones and tablets. The German: Spanish: ... read more

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    Sailing Sclerosis: Oceans of Hope boat tours continue in 2017

    After completing the world circumnavigation with crews of people living with multiple sclerosis (MS), the Oceans of Hope flotilla now takes on a new adventure: sailing along the Dalmatian coast. This will be a one-week voyage starting on 13 May... read more

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    EDF: 8,000 euros ICT scholarship for student with disability

    EMSP's partner the European Disability Forum (EDF) is offering a high education programme scholarship worth 8,000 euros to a student with disability studying in the field of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), in the academic year of... read more

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