MS Program Building: Consumer Initiative

Beyda, Vivian; Stripling, Thomas E.
February 2005
PN;Feb2005, Vol. 59 Issue 2, p46
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Focuses on the commitment of the Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) to address the needs of veterans with spinal-cord diseases in the U.S. Collaboration of the PVA with the United Spinal Association for the creation of the Consortium for Multi-Sclerosis Centers; Introduction of Betaseron, Avonex, and Copaxone as medications for multi-sclerosis; Details of the Plan for Improvement of Veterans Health Administration Care for Veterans with Multiple Sclerosis by the PVA.


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