Every year 30 May, is celebrated as the World Multiple Sclerosis Day to raise awareness regarding Multiple Sclerosis. It celebrates solidarity and hope for the future. It makes people closer free to move closer to a world free of MS.
Purpose of World Multiple Sclerosis Day
- Building communities that support and nurture people affected by MS
- Promoting self-care and healthy living with MS
- Lobbying decision-makers for better services and effective treatment for people with MS
- Connecting people affected by MS to MS research.
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a potentially disabling disease of the brain and spinal cord that attacks the protective sheath (myelin) that covers nerve fibers and causes communication problems between the brain and the rest of the body. It causes permanent damage or deterioration of the nerves.