UCB had organized a Webcast on Saturday 28′ May 2016 on Living Well with M S This was a good opportunity for patients and their care givers to listen and interact with the Speakers from the comfort of their homes.
The Programme was as follows :
Pavan Kumar, Patient Services Manager, UCB India, welcomed all & gave brief information about World MS Day & MSSI’s Month of creating maximum awareness.
Dr. Girish Nair, Neurologist from Fortis Hospital explained on Importance of Adherence. He explained in detail how the decease modifying therapies help MSP if it is started at the incept of the MS & how the continuation of the same with your Neurologist’s advice can improve the quality of life for a longer period.
Dr Satish Khadilkar, Sr. Neurologist. Bombay Hospital in his recorded message spoke about now there are number of therapies available & hence there is a hope for managing MS symptoms better.
Ms. Sheela Chitnis, Chairperson of MSSI, Mumbai, explained the role of MSSI as a support system in India for MSPs & also for their families and also informed about the regular welfare schemes undertaken by all the Chapters in India for improving & maintaining the quality of life of MSPs.
MSP Tina Tejas, spoke that in spite of her MS , she has maintained her balance of home chores & her office work. She is an inspirational example to all MS families.
We received lot of queries and our speakers tried to answer as many as they could. Webcast was conducted by UCB in partnership with the Multiple Sclerosis Society of India (MSSI)