Latest global MS news


Allliance announces first round of grants

The 22 projects were chosen from 195 research proposals submitted by researchers in 22 countries.


News from MS organisations | 17 July 2014

Seventh edition of the Arabic MS newsletter now out

12 organisations in 11 Arabic countries have contributed to the latest edition of Tawasol. Reports cover World MS Day and participation in MSIF meetings. There is also a contribution from Saudi Arabia for the first time. English summary available.


Latest global MS news | 02 July 2014

Definitions of MS reviewed

The International Advisory Committee on Clinical Trials in MS has reviewed the current definitions of MS and has recommended reclassing progressive-relapsing as an active form of primary progressive MS.


MSIF news | 11 June 2014

Amalia María Villareal de Sepúlveda wins Evelyn Nicholson Award

Amalia María Villareal de Sepúlveda from Mexico has won this year’s Evelyn Nicholson Award, set up to recognise caregivers to people with MS who have shown outstanding commitment and devotion in support of a loved one.


News from MS organisations | 27 May 2014

World MS Day begins

The global wall of One day wishes is now live at Go there now to see the thousands of wishes that have already been posted from around the world.


MSIF news | 16 May 2014

MSIF announces first wave of Du Pré grants

MSIF has announced its first six Du Pré grants for 2014. These grants offer young researchers a chance to make short visits to other MS research centres to learn more or to carry out parts of joint research projects.


News from MS organisations | 14 May 2014

World MS Day website goes live

The World MS Day global website has launched, allowing people affected by MS to submit their One day wishes. The website is available in Arabic, English, French, Spanish, Portugese. Submit your wish today.


News from MS organisations | 24 March 2014

World MS Day countdown starts

The countdown to World MS Day has started with the launch of a new web page and a short video looking back on previous campaigns.


MSIF news | 06 February 2014

Hand in hand with people affected by MS

Abdelfatah Ibrahim, MSIF’s regional capacity building manager, recently spent two days in Zahle, Lebanon, with board members and volunteers from the Lebanese MS Friends Society (ALSEP).


MSIF news | 08 January 2014

Chopsticks and capacity-building in China

Ceri Angood Napier, MSIF's director of programmes, reports from her visit to China in January 2014 with head of capacity building Zoe Burr. They went to meet organisations and people who can help achieve MSIF's goal to set up a local organisation to support people with MS in China.