“Health, research, inclusion, work: these are the great issues that Italy is called to face as it restarts after the fears, sufferings and sacrifices brought about by the pandemic”. The president of the Senate, Maria Elisabetta Alberti Casellati writes in a message sent to “1000azionioltrelaSm: co-responsibility, innovation, sustainability towards the 2025 agenda”, an online event held at the end of the World Multiple Sclerosis Day and to open the dedicated National Week to the disease, created by Aism and its Foundation. Health, research, inclusion, work are issues “at the center of this week’s busy calendar of events, for which I would like once again to congratulate the Italian Multiple Sclerosis Association and all those who have made available time, expertise and commitment in their realization “, writes Casellati. “A dedication that is the portrait of that beautiful and generous Italy that does not give up even in the face of the toughest challenges. An Italy that builds hopes and opportunities to overcome the darkness of the loneliness of illness. An Italy that loves life and which guarantees everyone the right to truly live it in a full, free and dignified way “Multiple sclerosis, says Casellati, is” an unpredictable chronic disease, with progressively disabling developments; which affects above all young people and women who – as the latest testify data – in terms of size and diffusion in our country it represents a real emergency. A fragility in the face of which no one can remain indifferent and which requires to be faced with responsibility both on a health and social level. In this perspective, fundamental becomes the collaboration between institutions, citizens and associations in defining the objectives to be included in the 2025 Agenda “.