Quirky, tenacious and neurologically compromised expat in Ireland since 2002 writing about life with multiple sclerosis.
Diagnosed 2,5 years after moving to Ireland, Willeke is engaged in advocacy efforts in support of improved disability and neurological services in Ireland, while also hoping to change people's perception about invisible illnesses like MS.
By highlighting difficult issues that come with the diagnosis of a chronic, neurodegenerative illness, she hopes her tenacity can bring dignity to people most in need of a modern, inclusive healthcare system and society, which looks after every aspect of life.
For more details in regards to MS advocacy in Ireland and abroad: email@example.com
Shortlisted Ireland Blog Awards 2013
Best Personal Blog
©Willeke Van Eeckhoutte and Ireland, MS and Me, 2011-2015
Neurologically challenged by MS and personally by her will to succeed, Willeke is a disability awareness advocate seeking to improve neurological/MS services in Ireland.
By highlighting difficult issues that come with such a diagnosis, she hopes her tenacity can bring some dignity to people most in need of a modern, inclusive healthcare system that looks after every aspect of life.