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EMSP represented in Patient Corner at the Joint Congress of European Neurology


The European Multiple Sclerosis Platform (EMSP) took part in the Joint Congress of European Neurology 2014 organised between 31 May and 3 June, in Istanbul, by the European Federation of Neurological Societies (EFNS) and the European Neurological Society (ENS). 


EMSP was one of ten member organisations of the European Federation of Neurological Associations (EFNA) to participate in a special Patient Corner - an opportunity to raise awareness of individual disease areas. EMSP promoted the newly revised Code of Good Practice in MS, Defeating MS Together, as well as several other deliverables, most of them presented at the recent Anniversary Spring Conference.  

MS Barometer 2013 launched on World MS Day


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

EPF campaign for EU Elections receives support in the European Parliament


The European Patients’ Forum (EPF) campaign built around the message “Patients + Participation = Our Vote for a Healthier Europe" reached an important landmark by organising a cocktail and special exhibition in the European Parliament, between 17 and 20 March. EPF and its partners and supporters encouraged the Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) to sign a Manifesto and commit to including a patient perspective in their work for the new parliamentary session.