Equality of access doesn’t just mean physical access to buildings, but access to the same tools, services and facilities that people who don’t have MS enjoy.
Our campaign theme for 2015 is access: access to diagnosis, treatment and support; access to buildings, travel and leisure facilities; and access to education, training and employment.
Living with MS involves all kinds of challenges. In the run up to World MS Day 2015, we want to celebrate the ways that people all over the world are breaking down the barriers to living with MS.
In 2015 we’ll be sharing all the ways that people around the world have improved access for people with MS. We’ll be asking people to tell us about the people and organisations that have broken down the barriers to living with MS and made a difference in their lives.
For 2014, the World MS Day theme was access – not just physical access, but also access to drugs, information and treatment, and the same social and economic opportunities as everyone else. We asked people to think about barriers to access in their life and to make a wish for something that would help overcome […]
On Sunday 25th May, 21 volunteers from Japan MS Society took to the streets of down-town Tokyo to raise awareness about Multiple Sclerosis. The team handed out pamphlets with ball-point pens containing information about MS to over 5000 passers by. The volunteers were equipped with World MS Day banners and bright tropical pink T-shirts.