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Today Volunteers Ania and Marco talked to members about Christmas traditions in their countries (Poland and Italy), and then the usual raffle was played. Afterwards, Members enjoyed the delicacies prepared by volunteers Marco, Ania, Alice and Lyn, which included savoury pies, sausage rolls, sandwiches, ginger buiscuits, cupcakes, mince pies, and the Christmas log.

 

MPDA would like to wish a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all Members, and to all those who have supported the association in the past and also will in the future!


Date: 12/12/2015          Time:10:00
Location: Multi Purpose Hall of the Ministry of Education office building



The meeting has been the occasion for MPDA members to meet our new Fundraising Volunteer Ania from Poland! Our small team is slowly growing and we look forward to welcoming more people who want to help us raise awareness about Parkinson's disease in Malta and help shape a better future for people with PD.
During the meeting Dr. Neville Vassallo from the University of Malta has discussed the latest findings from his research, aiming to develop new drugs for the treatment of Parkinson’s disease. Thank you very much Neville for your talk!
And thanks to the many people who attended the meeting!

 


Date: 10/10/2015          Time:10:00
Location: Multi Purpose Hall of the Ministry of Education office building



During MPDA Members meeting of September, a video about sleep disorders related to Parkinson's disease was played and discussions with members followed. The meeting was also an occasion to introduce Lyn Cuthbert, new MPDA treasurer, as well as Romaily Perez and Jose Francisco Sosa Blequett, new volunteers.

 

For those who are interested, the video which was projected during the meeting is available below.


Date: 12/09/2015          Time:11:05
Location: Multi Purpose Hall of the Ministry of Education office building



During MPDA Members' Meeting in April, Ms. Daniela Spiteri Fiteni, physiotherapist from the Remedies Clinic in Birkirkara, discussed the benefits of physiotherapy and the Spine-Force treatment, which is based on a new cutting-edge technology, for people with PD.


Date: 26/04/2015          Time:16:00
Location: Education Building Floriana



Mrs Roberta Chetcuti Galea presented a talk to our members about the Communication and Swallowing Difficulties in PD. The talk was very informative and information was given about how to contact speech therapists in the event of certain symptoms. 


Date: 17/01/2015          Time:14:15
Location: Catholic Institute, Floriana



During our September meeting, Ms. Joyce Muscat gave a talk about the use of aromatherapy and benefits of yoga in PD. Our attendees had the opportunity to learn about the benefits of using essential oils and mild yoga exercises that are beneficial for both mind and body. 


Date: 09/09/2013          Time:15:15
Location: Catholic Institute, Floriana



During this meeting, we had Mr. Michael Micallef, Tai Chi Master together with his colleagues who explained the benefits of Tai Chi in Parkinson's and also conducted some Tai Chi exercises that were practiced by all those who were present. 


Date: 09/09/2013          Time:14:35
Location: Catholic Institute, Floriana



Mr. Aaron Camilleri, Head of Pharmacy Department at the Rehabilitation Hospital Karin Grech, delivered a talk about medication and its' effect on people with PD. During this meeting our members were also encouraged to sign the EPDA pledge for Parkinson's. 


Date: 09/09/2013          Time:13:45
Location: Catholic Institute, Floriana



For our December monthly meeting, we had Mrs. Lina Grech, demonstrating our members how to use recycled materials and other materials in making Christmas Decorations. All attendees had the opportunity to try and make some decorations themselves! 


Date: 08/09/2013          Time:15:20
Location:



In May 2012, Ms. Theresa Micallef, Head of Social Work Services at the Rehabilitation Hospital Karin Grech, delivered a lecture about the psychosocial needs of people with PD. 


Date: 08/09/2013          Time:14:15
Location: Catholic Institute, Floriana


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