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International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society

World Parkinson's Day

Each year on April 11, MDS and our partners work to amplify awareness and understanding about Parkinson's disease internationally.

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MDS is part of a global alliance of organizations working to end Parkinson’s disease. Together every April 11, we work to mobilize the community to spark change.

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About Parkinson's disease

Christopher Goetz, MDS past-president and movement disorder specialist, discusses Parkinson's disease.


Tips for People with Parkinson's 

MDS experts from around the globe share their best tips.


Previous Events

Past World Parkinson's Day Gallery



By the Numbers: 
2022 MDS World Parkinson's Day

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More Parkinson's Resources

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Movement Disorders Specialist Finder

A free online tool that allows patients to search for a specialist by name, geographic location, or expertise.

Parkinson's Disease & Parkinsonism

Clinical overview and resources for Parkinson's disease for physicians, researchers and other health professionals.

Patient Handouts

Handouts on movement disorder topics for physicians and patients, translated into multiple languages.



MDS is part of a global alliance of more than 100 organizations working to end Parkinson’s disease. 

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