On March 1st 2020, MSSI Chennai Chapter participated in the awareness programme – Racefor7 organized by ORDI – Organization for Rare Diseases India.
ORDI ( non-profit ) is a national umbrella organization representing the collective voice of all patients with rare diseases in India. Racefor7 symbolically represents the 7000 rare diseases in the world with 7000 people running for 7000 meters.
Mrs. Ann Gonsalvez, Hon. Chairperson addressed the crowd by explaining about Multiple Sclerosis.
The theme for this year was – “I Care for Rare”.
The Chief Guest of the day was the Disability Commissioner – Mr. Johny Tom Varghese.
As MS is one the rare disease, our MS persons along with their caregivers, volunteers & students walked/ran showing our solidarity to support the rare disease group.
The participants were happy that they ran/ walked for the cause of creating awareness.