Blog Articles, tagged with: Multiplesclerosis

Advocacy Strategy 2018

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MS Ireland has published our Advocacy Strategy for 2018, which details the actions we will be taking this year to try and address each of our advocacy priority areas. You can download the strategy here Get in touch For comments and questions please contact Harriet Doig, Information, Advocacy an...

Published by MS Ireland on Thursday January 18 2018 02:35 PM

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Multiple Sclerosis: The Facts

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More than 9,000 people are living with Multiple Sclerosis in Ireland. Multiple Sclerosis (MS), meaning ‘many scars’, is the most common disabling neurological disease affecting young adults in Ireland. MS impacts the motor, sensory and cognitive functioning of the body and is usually ...

Published by MS Ireland on Wednesday January 03 2018 11:55 AM

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MS Ireland Values

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Survey is now closed Identifying the values that will guide MS Ireland in turning our mission and vision into a reality MS Ireland Mission 'To enable and empower people affected by Multiple Sclerosis to live the life of their choice to their fullest potential' MS Ireland Values An organisati...

Published by MS Ireland on Monday July 10 2017 09:56 AM

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Launch of Quality of Life Report

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Quality of life for people with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) reported as being one third lower than the general population[i] To mark World MS Day on 31st May, 2017, MS Ireland and Novartis have released research on the quality of life of people living with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) in Ireland. The res...

Published by MS Ireland on Wednesday May 31 2017 12:10 PM

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World MS Day 2017

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How to get involved We will join with individuals and organisations across the world to mark World MS Day on Wednesday, 31st of May. This is one of the highlights of our year when we come together to celebrate and empower the 9,000 people living with Multiple Sclerosis in Ireland. The them...

Published by MS Ireland on Friday May 05 2017 09:24 AM

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Daclizumab

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New treatment option available to help Irish Patients in fight against Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Daclizumab has a ‘double-action’ approach – offering a new once-monthly treatment option for people living with MS in Ireland. A new once-monthly treatment for relapsing multiple scl...

Published by Biogen on Monday April 03 2017 12:24 PM

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Ocrelizumab

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First treatment licensed for primary progressive MS in the US Ocrelizumab has been approved as a treatment for both relapsing and primary progressive MS in the US. It is the first licensed treatment for people with primary progressive MS. The decision was made by the US Food and Drug Administrat...

Published by MS Ireland on Thursday March 30 2017 03:09 PM

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HPRA Report

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MS Ireland’s response to release of report on cannabis for medicinal purposes On Friday, the Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA) released a report recommending the prescribing of medicinal cannabis for patients with specific medical conditions, including spasticity associated with ...

Published by MS Ireland on Monday February 13 2017 12:26 PM

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The World vs MS

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Voting now open for the winning idea MS Ireland partnered with Sanofi Genzyme on The World vsMS, a new social-driven initiative that aimed to identify daily challenges of living with MS and develop solutions to them. Harriet Doig, MS Ireland’s Information, Advocacy and Research Officer, sa...

Published by MS Ireland/WorldvsMS on Wednesday January 18 2017 12:57 PM

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Launch of Kiss Goodbye to MS

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Irish actress Aoibhinn McGinnity, Sara-Jane Tracy and her brother James Tracy, Irish rugby player launch campaign MS Ireland is calling on supporters to Kiss Goodbye to MS from January 17th until February 14th 2017 and to help raise funds for MS research and essential services for more than 9,00...

Published by MS Ireland on Tuesday January 17 2017 12:18 PM

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