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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Press Meet | WMSD 2022

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MSSI Chennai Chapter hosted a press meet on 30 May 2022 at the Chennai Press Club. Around 20 Tamil and English channels came for the meet. Dr. Bhuvaneshwari, an eminent…

Naam Porali (We are Warriors) | WMSD 2022

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MSSI Chennai Chapter observed World MS Day and launched the ‘Naam Porali’ program by Dr. K Venkaraman on 28 May 2022 with around 75 members and caretakers participating. ‘Naam Porali’ (We are…

Marina Beach made differently abled citizens friendly

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The Marina beach in Chennai was made accessible to differently abled citizens. From December 27 to January 2, On Tuesday (28.12.2021), Minister K N Nehru, Mr. Udhayanidhi Stalin MLA was…

Musical Fest – Live Broadcast

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On 6th March 2021, MSSI Chennai Chapter organized a Musical Fest –Live Broadcast from the studio Pioneer Music gym with team “Aarohi”. Our one of the Advocacy program, to create…

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