Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis International Federation (MSIF)

200 Union Street London SE1 0LX England tel: +44 20 7620 1911 fax: +44 20 7620 1922 e-mail: [email protected] web site: http://www.msif.org

MSIF was established in 1967 as an international body linking the activities of national multiple sclerosis societies around the world.

MSIF seeks to work in worldwide partnership with member societies and the international scientific community to eliminate multiple sclerosis and its consequences, and to speak out globally on behalf of those affected by multiple sclerosis. MSIF works to achieve this through the following key priorities:

international research;

development of new and existing societies;

exchange of information;

advocacy.

European Multiple Sclerosis Platform (EMSP)

144/8 rue Auguste Lambiotte

1030 Brussels

Belgium tel: +32 2 305 80 12 fax: +32 2 305 80 11 e-mail: [email protected] web site: http://www.ms-in-europe.com

The mission of EMSP is to exchange and disseminate information relating to multiple sclerosis, considering all issues relevant to people affected by it:

to encourage research of all kinds that is appropriate to multiple sclerosis through recognized medical and other organizations; to promote the development of joint action programmes with the participation of national multiple sclerosis societies in Europe, aimed at improving the quality of their activities and services; to act as focal point for liaison with the institutions of the European Union, the Council of Europe and other European organizations, in order to study and propose measures to improve the autonomy of handicapped persons and promote their full participation in society.

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