To promote awareness of this disease the global MS community is brought together on World MS Day to share experiences for everyone affected. World MS Day is now reaching hundreds of thousandss people in more than 78 countries while this number is constantly growing and supporting the 2.3 million people with MS worldwide.
Multiple sclerosis is a mental and physically disabling disease of the central nervous system that breaks the information flow within the brain on the one hand and between the brain and the body on the other hand.
It is one of the most common neurological diseases and occurs likewise in all countries. Until this day, the cause of MS in unknown but likely to be genetically or environmentally originated.
World MS Day was established by the MS International Federation and includes a movement where organisations, healthcare professionals or institutions caring about MS come together. For more information visit the World MS Day website.
Participate and share your findings of MS
You can easily participate from home on World MS Day: Upload your findings of MS or other diseases of the central nervous system and contribute to the detection of MS.