Introducing the National Multiple Sclerosis Society into Singapore

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Introducing the National Multiple Sclerosis Society into Singapore The National Multiple Sclerosis Society is a non- profit organization that supports MS related research and provides programs for people with MS and their families. Multiple Sclerosis is an auto- immune disease. It is a chronic and often disabling disease that attacks the central nervous system. The mission statement of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society is to end the devastating effects of multiple sclerosis. The funds that are provided by the society are used in research, programs, and education. The Society helps to raise the awareness of Multiple Sclerosis around the world. (Reference 6) The Multiple Sclerosis Society is a worldwide organization that provides…show more content…
Republic of Singapore Singapore was founded as a trading colony by the British in 1819 and became and independent country in 1965. Today Singapore is one of the world’s most prosperous countries. Singapore is located in Southeastern Asia. It is not a very large country and is compared in size as being “ slightly more than 3.5 times the size of Washington D.C.”(Reference 1) The People and Culture The population of Singapore comes to 4,151,264 and consist of many different ethnic groups, such as, Chinese, Malay, India, along with other groups. Singapore has four Chinese 77% Malay 14% Indian 7.6% Other 1.4% Official languages-Chinese, Malay (the national language) Tamil, and English. Because of Singapore’s diverse ethnic groups the people of Singapore practice different religions, including, Buddhism (Chinese), Muslim (Malays), Christianity, Hindu, Taoists, and Confucianism. The people of Singapore celebrate their culture with festivals according to different religions. Singaporean culture is a mix of many different nationalities and though Singapore is increasingly developing its own identity many people still hold on to the customs of their ancestors. Singapore has also been considered the food capital of Asia offering a mix of Chinese,

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