The South African investigative journalism program Carte Blanche has aired a well-researched segment featuring the struggle of the ME community around the world. An article about women suffering with ME in South Africa accompanies the video.
The segment includes footage from the #MillionsMissing protest in September.
The ME/CFS Foundation South Africa was behind getting the program aired. Participating in the #MillionsMissing campaign in September helped emphasis the need for the TV program, and influenced a journalist to undertake the project, said Retha Viviers of the ME/CFS Foundation South Africa.
“People mustn’t lose hope now,” Viviers said.
Learn more and show your support for the ME/CFS Foundation South Africa at www.mecfssa.org.
Why We Keep Telling the Story of ME to the Press
Our press work continues to drum a strong beat as we tell the story of ME everyday to the media. We will continue to fight for our community’s decades of expertise living with, treating and researching ME to be heard, and integrated into our government’s Long COVID response. We refused to be erased from the