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Announcement

FUNMI FASHINA FOUNDATION 2015 “WALK FOR MSA”

Funmi Fashina Foundation, in her continued effort to spread awareness, provide vital information and join in the research for the cure of Multiple System Atrophy (MSA). FFFOUNDATION organised an awareness walk on the 24th October 2015 which was tagged “WALK FOR MSA”. The walk was staged in Lekki Pennisula, Lagos Nigeria (Lekki Phase 1). It was attended by friends, families, well wishers and neighbours. The walk kicked off at exactly 8:00am

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WHAT’S NEW AT FUNMI FASHINA FOUNDATION

In her continued effort to create awareness and provide vital information to the public on Multiple System atrophy (MSA), Funmi Fashina Foundation organized a One Day Practical Workshop on Parkinsonism for Health Professionals. The training objectives of the Seminar are; Recognition of Parkinsonism Differentials of Parkinsonism (specifically identifying red flags for atypical parkinsonism) Multidisciplinary approach to management of Parkinsonism

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October 3rd World MSA DAY

Every year on this date (October 3rd) is held as World MSA Day. It is a special day set aside to look into the insight of Multiple System Atrophy. A day attention is given to bringing about the awareness on the subject. It is a day to remember and celebrate everyone we have lost to the battle of MSA, most especially the life of an Advocate and Hero “Kerry Simon” who we lost on the 11th of September 2015 to the struggle. We are to light

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Feature Story: An Evening with Mrs. Imaga

Feature Story: An Evening with Mrs. Imaga      Mrs. Imaga is a 61 years old woman diagnosed with MSA. She initially noticed the onset of her condition in early 2011, with early symptoms being pain in one part of her arm and leg, which made walking difficult.   Below are excerpts from a little chat with her in April, 2014, which she agreed to have publshed to raise more awareness for Multiple System Atrophy (MSA):   Q: What

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MSA review published in prestigious New England Journal of Medicine

A review of the history of MSA progression and research has been published in the renowned New England Journal of Medicine. This is coming on the heels of the several good works that Prof. Gregor K. Wenning has put in for Multiple System Atrophy (MSA). Dr. Wenning's 20 years-plus experience in the passionate pursuit of a cure for MSA is nothing short of laudaible. with an excess of 200 papers till date, he is credited to have published

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Happy Holiday!!!

  During the Holiday Season more than ever, our thoughts turn gratefully to those who have made our progress possible. We cannot thank you enough for your suppoort. And in this spirit we say, simply but sincerely: Thank You and Best Wishes For the Holiday Season and a Happy New Year.

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FFFoundation MSA Youth Soccer Tournament

Oluwafunmilayo Khafasat Fashina Foundation wishes to invite you to our “One-day Youth Soccer Tournament”, holding on the 20th of December, 2014 at the Campos Mini Stadium, Igbosere, Lagos Island. Kick-off time is 9:00am.   The FFFoundation Youth Soccer Tournament is targeted towards harnessing “Youths” and “Sports” in boosting awareness for Multiple Systems Atrophy (MSA), as well as to raise funds for

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Daily exercise reduce risk of Parkinson’s disease

A recent study, which followed about 27, 863 females and 15, 505 males: a total of 43, 368 individuals for 12.6 years to examine the impact of physical acivities on Parkinson's disease risks has shown that a medium amount of physcal activities, such as house hold chores, walking the dog(s), liesure exercises, commuting, dancing or using the stairs can lower the chances of developing the condition.  In other to anaylse the link between

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October 11th MSA Awareness Trek

  On the 11th of October, Funmi Fashina Foundation and Friends decided once again to organize an Awareness Walk to sensitize the public about Multiple Systems Atrophy (MSA). The Foundation had previously taken her awareness trek to Ikoyi/Lagos Island and to Surulere. This time we decided to walk from Maryland Junction to the Ikeja Bridge and back. This was a total of 9.6 kilometres, equalling about 6 miles. The walk was scheduled to start at

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October 3rd is World MSA Day!

October 3rd is recognized as World MSA Day worldwide. It is a day set aside to reflect on the Multiple Systems Atrophy campaign, a day to look back on how far we have come, what we have done and what we need to do to fight this dreaded beast to a stand. It is a day to celebrate the lives of everyone that we have lost to MSA, to light a candle for an hour at 8pm  everywhere in the world, so that as we do this around the globe a wave of light

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