• Motor Neurone Disease

    Living With Motor Neurone Disease

      I had the pleasure of meeting Dr Hemangi Sane and her mother at the MND conference in Dublin. She was diagnosed with MND in 2004 during her medical practice in New York and then went on to start a non-profit organisation called ‘Asha Ek Hope‘ foundation for MND/ALS in Mumbai. She was honoured with International Women’s Day Award in the year 2013 by the Mayor of Mumbai city for treating and empowering patients with ALS/MND and research for a cure. She has spoken of what it is like living with MND : “MND is a physical condition which psychologically breakdowns the affected person and the family members. But we have to…