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Susanna van Tonder

Susanna van Tonder is a prominent figure within the patient community (national and international) where she fulfils various roles within charities whilst raising awareness and advocating for the right of people with disabilities. She pursued her studies in social sciences. Her peak interest in health, social justice and social engagement was caused by her own multiple sclerosis diagnosis and since then she has won a youth reward for her advocacy work, has been present at several events at the European Parliament and featured in newspaper articles. In Luxembourg, she is a part of the board of Multiple Sclérose Lëtzebuerg. In addition, she joined the Higher Council for People with Disabilities in Luxembourg in 2019.

LIPO – WHAT?! A diagnosis backstory – on the quest for a pain free life

So, in my last blogpost, I’ve mentioned that surgeries happen. Today, I wanted to tell you a bit more about that part… I promised a story, didn’t I? Well, to start, I am sure...

COVID-19 & Welcome to my world

First of all, I owe you a sincere apology for not continuing my blogseries for some time now – life happens - or should I rather say - surgeries happen…But that is another story...

And suddenly you are a…patient advocate!

Pilot – Introduction Once upon a time, there was this young woman who got diagnosed with an incurable disease called multiple sclerosis and it changed her world – and herself. And when she suddenly...