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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

Christmas Celebration

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MSSI Chennai chapter celebrated Christmas on Saturday 17 December 2022 at the BOSCH Office. The program started with Christmas Carols by Mr. Stanley & Band. The Christmas message was delivered…

MSSI Chennai – Annual Picnic

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The Annual Picnic 2022 took place on 2nd October 2022, Sunday at Joe's Beach Resort, Mahabalipuram. 138 PwMS, caregivers & volunteers joined for the day. The bus ride for the…

MSSI Chennai – Annual General Meeting

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The Annual General Meeting for April 2021 to March 2022 took place on Saturday 27 August 2022 at the Bosch Lunch Room. The program started with a welcome speech by…

MSSI Chennai – Face to Face Meeting

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The monthly Face to Face Meeting for the month of July 2022 took place on Saturday 30 July, 2022 at the Bosch Lunch Room. The program began with a session…
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Team Members

  • Mrs. Ann Gonsalvez – Hon. Chairperson
  • Mr. A. Ashokan – Hon. Vice-Chairperson
  • Mrs. Dolly Khanna – Hon. Secretary
  • Ms. Tara Rao – Hon. Jt. Secretary
  • Mr. D. Sivakumar – Hon. Treasurer
  • Mrs. Prema Srinivasan – Member – Managing Committee
  • Ms. S. Smitha – Member – Managing Committee
  • Mr. Dominic Surrao – Member – Managing Committee
  • Mrs. G. Chitra – Member – Managing Committee
  • Ms. Candila Mary – Member – Managing Committee