On the 7-11 of July, the 2014 Annual Ministerial Review was convened in New York as part of the ECOSOC High-level Segment, UN. On the first day, attendees heard a statement, prepared by President of the Russian MS Society (RuMSS) Dr. Yan Vlasov that suggests initiating under the auspices of the UN a discussion platform between NGOs in the ECOSOC consultative status from all over the world to discuss the RuMSS’ initiative of establishing public control in healthcare.
Our congratulations go to all colleagues who take part in providing content for the Information Space System of the All-Russian MS Society, on a top place award of the All-Russian Website Competition ‘Positive Content-2010’ within the framework of ‘RUNET 2010 Awards’ (RUNET is Russia’s biggest Internet provider). The All-Russian MS Society’s website became the prize-winner in the special nomination of the Russian Agency for Society Information Development (RARIO) ‘The best website to develop voluntary initiatives’. We thank all for their work and contribution in this victory!
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.
Our Organisation (original name: All-Russian Public Organization of Disabled People with Multiple Sclerosis) has changed its former abbreviation ‘ARMSS’ to acquire the acronym ‘RuMSS’.
This is the short form of the Russian Multiple Sclerosis Society, i.e. the name for our Organisation, which is best acceptable overseas.
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