18th Annual Conference of Pakistan Society of Neurology (PSN)
2nd -3rd April 2011
Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences Islamabad Click here for detail
Division of Neurology at Shifa International Hospital is hosting a Public Awareness Program
World Multiple Sclerosis Dayon
Wednesday, May 26, 2010 between 10:30 am and 12:30 pm
in C-0 Auditorium, Shifa College of Medicine &
Shifa International Hospital, Sector H-8/4, Islamabad.
Patients with Multiple Sclerosis, colleagues and trainees about this program and request their participation. MS Day Islamabad Press Release
Multiple Sclerosis is one of the common neurologic disease affecting young individuals. Pakistan is considered a low prevalence area for MS with less than 5 cases /100,000 populations. Due to advancement in technology and efforts of Neurologists MS is now largely recognized in Pakistan. Disease modifying treatments available in Pakistan which can slow down the progression of disease and delay disability related to MS. More....
MS is a serious, life-long and disabling disease of the central nervous system (CNS), which consists of the brain, spinal cord and optic (eye) nerves. The disease often strikes people in the prime of their lives, when they are in the middle of building their careers and families. In fact, research shows that it is the most common neurological disease affecting young adults, with a mean age of between 29 to 33 years old. Women a More...