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Interview Snippet: Praveen Khetrapal

By Delhi No Comments

Meet Praveen Khetrapal, an incredible individual and active member of the Managing Committee in MSSI Delhi Chapter! Despite facing the challenges of Multiple Sclerosis, she’s an inspiration to us all on how to live life to the fullest.

Stay tuned to this space for upcoming small snippets from her interview on All India Radio, where she shares her journey, insights, and wisdom. Praveen’s story reminds us that resilience and positivity can light the way even in the face of adversity.

Panel Discussion on AIR

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Hear a snippet of our Exclusive Panel Discussion on India Multiple Sclerosis Day featuring esteemed experts:

Dr. Manjari Tripathi – Senior Prof. & HOD (Neurology), AIIMS
Dr. Vinay Goyal – Chairman, Neurology, Medanta Hospital
Bipasha Gupta – Hon. Chairperson, MSSI-Delhi

Moderated, produced and presented by Shalini Mittal.

Don’t miss out on the valuable insights shared by our distinguished guests.

Outreach Program

By Pune No Comments

MSSI Pune Chapter organized an Outreach Program co-hosted with IMA Pune on February 4, 2024! Engaging 120 doctors, the event centred on Multiple Sclerosis education. Highlights included an inspiring journey shared by MS warrior Jyoti Ronghe, insights from Asha Merchant on MSSI’s commitment, and a dynamic panel of neurologists discussing critical MS topics.

Educational materials were distributed, the medical panel was honoured, and a grand lunch concluded this enriching day, fostering collaboration and camaraderie.

MS Awareness Walk

By Mumbai No Comments

MSSI, Mumbai Chapter organized India MS Day Awareness Walk on February 4th, 2024 at Shivaji Park. Over 500 attendees, including neurologists, celebrities, MS patients, families, students, and senior citizen groups, marked the event’s success.

Distinguished neurologists, including Dr. Satish Khadilkar, Dr. Arun Shah, Dr. Roop Gursahani, Dr. Joy Desai, Dr. Sagar Oak, Dr. Rakesh Singh, Dr. Rahul Chakor, Dr. Neeraj Jain, and Dr. Varsha A Patil graced the occasion. Dr. Varsha A Patil moderated the insightful discussion that addressed various aspects of MS.

Tokens of appreciation were given to doctors by Mrs. Sheela Chitnis, co-founder MSSI & Hon. Chairperson Mumbai chapter. Celebrities like Devesh Mirchandani, Divya Palat, and Padma Shri Uday Deshpande added star power to the event.

With a beautiful performance by Devesh and a spectacular Mallakhamb show, the walk was flagged off, amplifying MS awareness through placards.

MSSI is grateful to – Roche Products India, Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd., and Sanofi Healthcare Pvt. Ltd.


Annual Excursion

By Chennai No Comments

Exciting India MS Day at Mahabalipuram’s Beach Resort! 100 MSPs, Caretakers & Volunteers joined our unforgettable ‘Excursion’ on Feb 4, 2024. Mrs. Ann Gonsalvez (Hon. Secretary) welcomed all, and BNY Mellon volunteers added fun with Talent shows, Truth or Dare, and Balloon Tapping for all ages! Afternoon delights included beach time, Bingo, and a surprise visit by Mr. Pugazh (Film Actor & Comedian). We also celebrated the birthdays of seven MSPs in February, making it a truly memorable experience. As the sun set, high tea, group photos, and heartfelt farewells marked the end of a perfect day.

Book Launch : Unbreakable Spirit on IMSD

By Hyderabad No Comments

Another peak of the launch of Unbreakable Spirit by Ms. Farida Raj, Committee Member, MSSI, Hyderabad Chapter. Swipe left to see more updates on MSSI, Hyderabad Chapter’s India MS Day celebration

Outreach Program : Continual Medical Education

By Pune No Comments

MSSI Pune Chapter, in collaboration with the Indian Medical Association, Pune, is thrilled to announce its Outreach Program: Continual Medical Education on India MS Day!

Over 200 General Physicians will be guided by six distinguished Neurologists, amplifying awareness and expertise in Multiple Sclerosis. This initiative is a crucial leap in our theme for the year: #InsureMyMS as empowering General Physicians expedites the diagnosis process.

Together, let’s pave the way for a healthier future!

Annual Picnic

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Embracing Tranquility: Allow the waves of serenity to wash over as the Chennai Chapter extends a warm invitation to all MSPs and caregivers for a joyous celebration of IMSD at Joe’s Beach Resort on February 4, 2024, Sunday. The plan is to mark this grand occasion by savoring a delectable grand buffet lunch, indulging in delightful snacks, participating in fun games and activities, and taking a refreshing dip in the beach waters.

Curtain Raiser Webinar

By Delhi No Comments

Don’t miss out! Join our Curtain Raiser Webinar as we set the stage for India MS Day 2024, observed on the 1st Sunday of February! This year’s theme is #InsuremyMS.

Did you know?
There’s no Health Insurance post-diagnosis of MS for PwMS in India?! Imagine the financial burden they face. Join us as we unveil survey findings, identify critical gaps, and advocate for necessary actions.

Let’s celebrate together as we announce the Nominees and Winner of the India MS Person of the Year-2024.

Annual Gathering

By Kolkata No Comments

Joyful moments and warm connections at MSSI Kolkata Chapter’s Annual Gathering!

Despite the chilly weather, around 50 patients and their families gathered at Lions Children’s Park for a heartwarming get-together. Singing, playing Antakshari, and a delightful lunch added melody and flavor to the day. Gratitude overflowed as MSSI Kolkata showered everyone with gifts. Cheers to a day filled with laughter, love, and community spirit!