MDS provides a waived dues program specifically designed to enable those on a lower income to join the Society. Countries classified as "low-income, lower-middle-income, or upper-middle-income" by the World Bank are eligible to apply (see listing below).
Benefits of Waived Dues Membership include:
- Full participation in Society activities at no cost
- All member benefits except the printed journal, Movement Disorders
- Access to the online Movement Disorders Journal
- Waived International Congress registration fees
- Reduced fees for the Society's educational programs, courses, and workshops
*If your country is not listed as eligible for Waived Dues membership, you may still apply for other membership categories. Click here for more information on other types of membership with MDS.
*If your country is not listed as eligible, but you feel that you still may qualify for Waived Dues membership,please contact Elizabeth Laur, Membership and Communications Manager by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wiley participates in the Health InterNetwork Access to Research Initiative (HINARI), which began in January 2002 under the WHO to provide journal access to the world's lowest income countries.
Click here to view list of eligible countries for this initiative. In order to sign up, institutions must first register at the HINARI website. If they qualify, HINARI will send them more information on how to get started. Visit HINARI website.