Essential medicines for MS
Advocating for the addition of MS treatments to the WHO Essential Medicines List
Improving access to MS treatment and healthcare
Addressing barriers to accessing treatment at a global, regional and national level
Patent status of MS disease-modifying therapies (DMTs) around the world
Collaborating with the Medicines Patent Pool as MSIF continues work on improving access to MS treatments
Prevalence and severity of MS across the world – can new research explain the patterns?
Studies provide insight into the links between MS prevalence, severity, latitude and healthcare spending
10-year Intersectoral global plan approved to improve care for people affected by neurological conditions
MSIF supports the adoption of the WHO's intersectoral global action plan on epilepsy and other neurological disorders, including MS
Equal access to care for people living with neurological disorders globally
This was written by Joanna Laurson-Doube for OneNeurology on World Brain Day.
The next steps for improving access to MS treatments around the world
MSIF’s international working group on access comes together to advance the global agenda on access to treatments
Our progress – together we’re stronger than MS
Driving global change - progress made by the global MSIF movement
Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
The Convention was adopted by the UN General Assembly in 2006
The campaign for rituximab in Iraq
Al-Hayat Association in Iraq has successfully lobbied the Ministry of Health to provide better access to the MS treatment, rituximab. The campaign is part of the organisation’s aim to secure a range of treatments for people with MS in Iraq. Learn more about their campaign success.
The global MSIF movement gathers in Athens
People with MS, caregivers and MS organisations from across the world come together
MSIF visits MS organisations in Taiwan and South Korea
In August Sarah Dobson, MSIF’s Senior Communications and Campaigns Officer, met with local MS organisations in Taiwan and South Korea.
Make them listen: The four-year fight for access in Chile
The Corporación Esclerosis Múltiple Chile shares the secrets of their success in improving access to treatment.
Call for consultants: Advocacy – access to treatments in India
Employment and MS
Global MS employment report shows many people with MS are leaving employment earlier than necessary
Examples of accessible resorts and services shared by our members
World MS Day 2014
The theme for World MS Day 2014 was access
Inclusive bathing beach in Russia
People with MS test out new accessible facilities