Why World MS Day?
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic, often disabling disease. It is one of the most common disabling neurological conditions amongst young adults in the northern hemisphere. Over 2,000,000 people in the world have MS. The aims of world MS day are to raise awareness and mobilise the global movement.
About World MS Day
World MS Day was launched on 27 May 2009 with over 200 events in 67 countries. It’s an opportunity to raise awareness about MS and to strengthen the network of people living with MS across the world
World MS Day in previous years
World MS Day 2009 and 2010 were great successes with activities taking place in more than 60 countries worldwide. These photos represent the highlights from the past two years. To read about the activities why not take a look at the ‘news’ section of the site.