Since the NIH missed its December deadline for releasing the Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs) for ME and has set a new deadline for the end of January, I am going to email Dr Collins every Friday to remind him of the urgency of this matter.
It would be wonderful if he received LOTS of these Friday letters.
Some ideas: Aloha Friday –TGIF but not for ME — What are you doing this weekend? I will be home in bed.
Whatever people decide to say, he needs to hear from LOTS of us until the FOAs are released. We must hold his feet to the fire.
Send your emails to:
[email protected], [email protected]
In August, we shared with you that we and six other ME/CFS organizations had submitted a proposal to the National Center of Health Statistics (NCHS) to fix the coding of ME/CFS in the US International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10-CM). Today, we are writing with an update on that proposal and asking that you sign the