Chennai Chapter

Multiple Sclerosis Society of India – Chennai Chapter was established in 1997 with Mr. N. Ram, Editor in Chief “The Hindu” as Founder Chairperson with just 10 MSP’s and many volunteers to add to its strength. Initiated by Mrs.Devi Bala, the Society had as its Founder Secretary, Mrs.Dolly Khanna, Founder Treasurer,  Mrs.Ann Gonsalvez, and the Founder Vice Chairperson Mrs.Lakshmi Subramanian.  Today the society serves more than 200 MS persons, over the States of TamilNadu and Kerala, with a Support Group at Puducherry.

Activities

  • Identification of MS persons and initial help, like Doctor’s appointments, etc
  • Lab tests, MRI’s, Injections and Medicine free/subsidized.
  • Physio/Occupational Therapy free/subsidized.
  • Help to obtain Disability Certificates, Insurance, etc.
  • Visiting home bound /hospitalized Multiple Sclerosis Persons.
  • Regular telephonic counseling services and Counselling at home.
  • Financial Aid to MS Persons.
  • Regular monthly meetings and get togethers for Multiple Sclerosis Persons.
  • Supply of wheelchairs, walkers, other aids and incontinence products.
  • Alternatives Medicines like Homeopathy, etc.
  • Livelihood Rehabilitation.
  • Advocacy and Awareness Campaigns.
  • Fund Raising.

Recent Activities

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BNY Mellon Mega CSR Day

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November 4, 2019: is marked as Mega CSR Day for BNY Mellon, our CSR partner in Chennai.  BNY Mellon organised a walk for creating awareness on “Multiple Sclerosis” inside DLF…

Diwali Celebration and Caregivers Month

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MSSI – Chennai Chapter monthly meeting “Face to Face” Programme was a Diwali Celebration on 19.10.2019. Games like identifying the personalities, dumb charades and let’s talk in Tamil, was organised…

Awareness Programme at Colleges

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The awareness programme on Multiple Sclerosis was conducted in three colleges on various dates in the last month. 1. Loyola College, Chennai. 2. Mar Gregorius College, Chennai. 3. Dharmamurthi Rao…

Face to Face programme

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MSSI – Chennai Chapter monthly “Face to Face” Programme was held on 27-07-2019. The Chief Guest for the day was Dr. Alpha Khakhar practising Gynecologist, Obstetrician & Gynecologist and a…

Team Members

  • Ann Gonsalvez – Hon. Chairperson
  • A. Ashokan – Hon. Vice Chairperson
  • Dolly Khanna – Hon. Secretary
  • S.Smitha – Hon. Jt. Secretary
  • Mohammed Jalaludeen – Hon. Treasurer
  • Sivakumar – Hon. Jt. Treasurer
  • Dr. Prema Srinivasan – Member – Managing Committee
  • Ms. Tara Rao – Member – Managing Committee
  • Mr. Shanmuganathan – Member – Managing Committee
  • Ms. Karen Gonsalvez – Member – Managing Committee
  • Mrs. S. Aryasundari – Member – Managing Committee
  • Dominic Surrao – Member – Managing Committee