Wisdom of Life

Blog

OLUWAFUNMILAYO KHAFASAT FASHINA BIRTHDAY TRIBUTE

A golden heart and a generosity spent life is the greatest and best way to describe your years on earth. Today February 23rd is supposed to be the 52nd birthday anniversary of a dearly mother, wife, sister & friend, Mrs Oluwafunmilayo Khafasat Fashina who we lost to the battle of Multiple System Atrophy (MSA) on the 18th of March 2012. We pray Almighty grant you eternal rest and protect you in the best atmosphere. Rest in Peace!!!!!!

Read more
MULTIPLE SYSTEM ATROPHY REGISTRATION

Dearly beloved Multiple System Atrophy(MSA) Patients in all countries, please ensure you are registered with the NIH rare disease clinic research network as part of the global MSA patient registry.  Click HERE to register   

Read more
HIGHLIGHT OF FFFOUNDATION TOURNAMENT

In our bid to create awareness about this dread disease called Multiple System Atrophy Oluwafunmilayo Khafasat Fashina Foundation organised a one day 5-a-side Youth Soccer Tournament at Onikan Stadium, Lagos Island. Twelve (12) teams participated in the tournament after which three (3) teams qualified for final. Zion FC came 1st, Anu Eso FC came 2nd and Mercy FC came 3rd. FFFOUNDATION wants to use this medium to say a very big thank you

Read more
FUNMI FASHINA FOUNDATION 2015 SOCCER TOURNAMENT

In our effort at using Sports to Boost Awreness for Multiple System Atrophy (MSA), as well as to raise funds for the MSA cause. Funmi Fashina Foundation is organizing a One-Day 5 A-Side Soccer Tournament for young and adult teams. This tournament is scheduled to hold on the 19th of December, 2015 at Onikan Stadium, Lagos Island. Team Registration   : N40, 000 Grand Prize:              N150, 000 2nd Prize:                 

Read more
FFFOUNDATION SOCCER TOURNAMENT AND FUNDRAISING

It about that time of the year when FFFOUNDATION holds it inaugural Soccer Tournament, the tournament is targeted towards harnessing awareness for Multiple System Atrophy (MSA). The event is organised for the purpose of using sport to boost awareness to the public about MSA. MSA is a rare neurological disorder with currently no known risk factors, cause, remission or cure; prevelant in 4.6 per 100,000 people and characterized by problems with

Read more
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

Read more
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

Read more
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

Read more
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

Read more
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

Read more