The MS International Federation aimed to support MS organisations in raising awareness among and promoting positive change by employers and government decision makers.


  • World MS day activities took place in 73 countries
  • ‘Work in Progress’, three animated videos on the problems faced by people with MS at work, had been viewed 20,336 times by the end of July 2011
  • The MS International Federation sent MS organisations a toolkit containing the booklet Work and MS – A guide for employers and employees, the leaflet What is MS?, and template letters for employers and policy makers
  • The MS International Federation also produced a book, Making Change Happen: A guide to advocacy, published in English and Arabic
  • The World MS Day website received 59,000 visitors from 124 countries between February and May 2011
  • By the end of May 2011, the campaign had accumulated 49,593 likes on Facebook (up from 31,786 in 2010) and 1,066 Twitter followers, up from 624 in 2010

    Watch a Work In Progress video