RIMS Events

Annual RIMS Conference, November 26-27, 2021

Dear colleague, dear partner,

In November, we wrapped up our fully digital Annual RIMS Conference on "Transforming Rehabilitation in MS through Collective Learning: Maximising Stakeholder Engagement" with great success: more than 235 registrees and an attendancy ratio of 95 % during 2 days.

The sessions recordings will be soon available with priority access to all registrees.

Stay tuned on RIMS website.

In those challenging times, we wish you already warm moments and a good health for the end of this year!

RIGra 2021 - Call for applications

Deadline: Wednesday 15th December, 23:59 CET

The programme aims to facilitate collaboration between RIMS members from different centers and countries in the domain of MS rehabilitation. Both projects regarding best practice (e.g. development of guidelines or educational programs) and research are welcomed. This year, the grant amount is 10.000 €.

For application criteria & further information: HERE

Results will be communicated on 29th January 2022.

Fellowships 2021 - Call for applications

Deadline: Wednesday 15th December, 23:59 CET

The fellowship is available to young European professionals, preferably non-doctors, in order to facilitate their training in rehabilitation related to MS among RIMS Member Centres. This year, RIMS will support 2 fellowships, each with duration of one week, with refunding of 1000 €.

For application criteria & further information: HERE

Results will be communicated on 29th January 2022.

E-Learning 2022

From 2022, we will provide a platform for knowledge sharing involving RIMS/MS researchers and practitioners.

A webinar series will be developed monthly on research projects, clinical topics (e.g issues from practice)...

SAVE THE DATE: Monday 7th February 2022 at 4:00 PM.

“Muscle strength across the lifespan in pwMS”  - Lars Hvid, Associate Professor, MSc, Phd, Aarhus University, DK.

“Aging and MS – a bad cocktail for neuromuscular activation?” – Tobias Gaemelke, PhD student, MSc, Aarhus University, DK.

Invitation to register will follow soon!

RiGra Study

The study sponsored by RIMS "Performance of Activities of daily living in people with multiple sclerosis" has recently been published. It was performed by several RIMS-SIG Occupation group members. The results showed that ADL performance may be affected at all MS stages calling for early ADL training.

Full text accessible till 24 December 2021: HERE

ECTRIMS - RIMS joined Annual Conference 2022

SAVE THE DATE for next year joined ECTRIMS-RIMS Annual Conference, taking place in-person on 26-28 October 2022, in Amsterdam, NL.
Programme will follow early next year.

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News from our SIG's

SIGs Chairs & Co-chairs Elections

SIG Bladder, Bowel & Sexuality

Chair elected: Sara Rinaldi, IT
Co-chair elected: Corinne Oosterlinck, BE

SIG Communication & Swallowing

Co-chair elected: Hans Bogaardt, AU

News from our Partners

WHO - Call for WHO Health all film festival

Call for short films is open till 30 January 2022. The film festival aims to celebrate the art of short films as means of raising awareness and promoting global health issues.

In the 2022 edition, there will be a Special Prize on Rehabilitation for films telling stories about the impact that rehabilitation has on people's lives.

WHO invites independent film-makers, production companies, public institutions, NGOs, students or film schools around the world to submit their original films about rehabilitation. This is a great opportunity for film and video innovators in the rehabilitation communty to champion and promote the importance of rehabilitation.

Submit your short fim: more info


Discover the report of the WFNR and MS SIG event on World Brain Day Celebrations on the theme "Stop Multiple Sclerosis".

The report can be found HERE.

Contact details: traceymole@wfnr.co.uk

Int J MS Care

The November-December 2021 issue will highlight MS registries, including the North American Research Committee on MS (NARCOMS) registry, celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, and the North American Registry for Care and Research in MS (NARCRMS).

Check the issue in the IJMSC website!

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