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Advocacy Strategy 2018

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MS Ireland has published our Advocacy Strategy for 2018, which details the actions we will be taking this year to try and address each of our advocacy priority areas. You can download the strategy here Get in touch For comments and questions please contact Harriet Doig, Information, Advocacy an...

Published by MS Ireland on Thursday January 18 2018 02:35 PM

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Ocrelizumab Receives Licence in EU

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Roche’s ocrelizumab receives licence in the EU for relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (RMS) and primary progressive multiple sclerosis (PPMS) Ocrelizumab is first and only approved disease-modifying medicine for people in EU with early PPMS Dublin, 12 January 2018: Roche announced toda...

Published by Roche on Monday January 15 2018 12:13 PM

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Multiple Sclerosis: The Facts

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More than 9,000 people are living with Multiple Sclerosis in Ireland. Multiple Sclerosis (MS), meaning ‘many scars’, is the most common disabling neurological disease affecting young adults in Ireland. MS impacts the motor, sensory and cognitive functioning of the body and is usually ...

Published by MS Ireland on Wednesday January 03 2018 11:55 AM

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All-Island Multiple Sclerosis Research Study Launched

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Irish life sciences company, Genomics Medicine Ireland (GMI) have announced an important scientific research study aimed at unlocking the mystery of the genetic and lifestyle factors that contribute to MS. Volunteers with MS currently being treated at St. Vincent’s University Hospital, Tall...

Published by MS Ireland on Wednesday January 03 2018 10:45 AM

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HSE Service Plan 2018

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Yesterday the HSE published their Service Plan for 2018. The plan is available here.  MS Ireland welcomes some elements of the service plan, including:  Commitment to progress national clinical and integrated care   programmes (page 7) Recognition of the importanc...

Published by MS Ireland on Wednesday January 03 2018 10:44 AM

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Christmas Appeal

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Support vital services Ten years ago, Chloe Roche was rushed to hospital when she suddenly collapsed with a seizure. She had completely lost her sight and was temporarily paralysed. After a barrage of tests she was eventually diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. Chloe was just six years old. Chl...

Published by MS Ireland on Thursday December 14 2017 11:04 AM

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