Some thoughts on World MS Day

Another World MS Day has come and gone. This year the theme was Access and a lot of initiatives were organized around it. On the official website there were cards and posters we could print or send to thank the people who are breaking down the barriers to access – the people who are making it easier for us to live with MS. The hashtag #StrongerthanMS was the motto, as in together we’re stronger than MS. Social media was flooded with messages. But as I went through hundreds of posts on Facebook and Twitter, I started feeling a bit concerned. Continue reading

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A story of access – or lack thereof

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For the second year in a row, the World MS Day theme is access. Access may mean a lot of different things, and you can read more about it here, but to me, right now, it means access to the right treatment. So I am going to try to keep the long story short. Continue reading