There are 67 members at the ARMSS currently. The number is growing, and the ARMSS is yet to incorporate the other 16 regions as its members.
Today, the ARMSS members are Russian regional MS societies and groups legally registered according to the law. These members, all located in Russia, i.e. ARMSS branches, are in the regions, territories, cities and towns as follows
In Samara, a new centre of rehabilitation for the families of people with MS has just opened. Many of these people cannot get about without someone helping them. They use wheelchairs, and it results in social restrictions. The centre will be the place for them to do exercise therapy, Yoga, conduct practical training lessons. While the disease being talked about, parents need to be parents. ‘My family lives to the fullest’, says Yelena Anufrieva.
WMSD 2012 intended to use all capabilities in order to raise awareness of MS among general public. Many of our colleagues across the country managed to do both – to tell ordinary people about MS and issues it raises as well as to arrange an event for people with MS they would enjoy and never forget.
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