MSIF has worked with the Middle East and North Africa Committee for Treatment and Research in MS (MENACTRIMS) to organise the first joint MS organisation meeting in Amman as part of MENACTRIMS Congress.
The meeting was attended by representatives from 19 MS organisations in 14 countries as well as health professionals from the Arab region. The agenda included the results of a survey about MS organisations in the Arab region which demonstrates the role of MS organisations in the region and how they started.
The meeting also included a case study from the Greek MS Society (GMSS) about how MS organisations outside the region work. The second half focused on the cooperation between MS organisations and healthcare professionals in the MENA Region.
MSIF also organised a workshop to consult with MS organisations in the region about the Principles for Quality of Life, share learnings from our capacity building work and explore further regional cooperation among MS organisations.