Latest global MS news

MSIF news | 12 February 2013

2013 MSIF awards for people with MS and caregivers now open

Nominations for the James D Wolfensohn Award for International Person with MS, and the Evelyn Nicholson Award for International Caregiver are now open.


News from MS organisations | 07 February 2013

Obesity associated with increased risk of MS in girls

Researchers have found that being overweight or obese was associated with an increased risk of developing MS or clinically isolated syndrome (CIS) in girls.


MSIF news | 29 January 2013

2013 Du Pré Grants open!

Nominations for the first round of the MSIF Du Pré Grants for research into MS are now open. The deadline for nominations is 22 February 2013.


MSIF news | 22 January 2013

MSIF launches Arabic e-newsletter

We are happy to announce the launch of Tawasol, a new e-newsletter for MS organisations in the Arabic-speaking region.


MSIF news | 16 January 2013

Life with MS in China

At an MSIF-supported meeting for people affected by MS or neuromyelitis optics (NMO) in China in 2012, we asked people what it is like to have MS/NMO and made it into a film.


MSIF news | 15 January 2013

MSIF seeks a Head of International Fundraising

MSIF is at an exciting stage of its development. We have big plans to change the global MS landscape over the next three years. Come and join us! We are embarking on our first global fundraising growth strategy, and are looking for a passionate and driven fundraising expert to join us as Head of International Fundraising.


News from MS organisations | 13 January 2013

MSSI Chennai - Ann Gonsalvez receives award

Ann Gonsalvez of MS Society India, Chennai was presented with the K. Venkatanarayana TANKER Foundation Awareness Award at an event held in Chennai on 25 January 2013.


MSIF news | 08 January 2013

New MSIF advisory group of people with MS

The People with MS Advisory Committee (PMSAC) is a newly formed group who will advise the MSIF Board of Trustees on any issues related to the needs and aspirations of people with and affected by MS.


MSIF news | 01 January 2013

Reminder: Have you completed the Atlas of MS update survey?

In 2012, MSIF launched a programme to update the Atlas of MS website, which currently contains epidemiological and resource accessibility data for 112 countries around the world.


News from MS organisations | 05 December 2012

International Day for Persons with Disabilities

Monday 2 December was the International Day for Persons with Disabilities – a day when people all over the world come together for a shared goal; to improve the lives of people with disabilities whatever their condition or nationality.