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World MS Day

May 30, 2021

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is one of the most common diseases of the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord). Today, 2.8 million people around the world have MS. Most people with MS are diagnosed between the ages of 20 and 40. MS is two to three times more common in women than in men. There is no drug that can cure MS, but treatments are available which can modify the…

World Hypertension Day

May 17, 2021

High blood pressure (hypertension) is the major risk factor for cardiovascular disease. Hence, in 2002, it was named ‘the number one killer’ by the World Health Organization (WHO) in The…

World MPS Awareness Day

May 15, 2021

May is a very special month for the MPS diseases. The Societies across the world and its members celebrate International MPS Awareness Day on May 15. Mucopolysaccharidoses (MPS)  is genetic…

Happy World Nurse Day

May 12, 2021

World Immunization Week

April 24, 2021

Injection of a killed microbe or virus to stimulate the immune system against the microbe, thereby preventing disease. Vaccinations, or immunizations, work by stimulating the immune system, the natural disease-fighting system…

International Pompe Day

April 15, 2021

Pompe disease is an inherited disorder caused by the buildup of a complex sugar called glycogen in the body's cells. The accumulation of glycogen in certain organs and tissues, especially…

Happy Nowruz

March 19, 2021

International Women’s Day

March 8, 2021

Rare Disease Day

February 28, 2021

What is a rare disease? Rare diseases are diseases which affect a small number of people compared to the general population and specific issues are raised in relation to their…

World Cancer Day

February 3, 2021

World Cancer Day every 4th February is the global uniting initiative led by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC). By raising worldwide awareness, improving education and catalyzing personal, collective…

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