Today is International Women’s Day! #MEAction is joining in the IWD #ChooseToChallenge theme to challenge gender bias in medicine and medical research. You can participate by creating and sharing your own #ChooseToChallenge image, share one of the ones we created for you, and reading /watching /sharing one or all of the resources we compiled for
It has come to light that a letter from NHS England and NHS Improvement to all vaccination centres and GPs in the UK has omitted advice that health professionals can and should apply their clinical judgement when placing people in group 6. Vaccination of people with underlying health conditions that put them at risk of
Do you want to win a free copy of Waiting for Superman? We have three copies to give away to people in the UK! To enter, all you have to do is follow #MEAction UK on Instagram, like and comment on this post. The deadline is 9am (GMT) Monday 8th March! Win a copy! Thank
It’s a wrap! Last weekend concluded the final session #MEAction’s first ever ACTIVIST CAMP!, a teach-in series for activists in the United States. We are so proud of this program and what it has accomplished. Congrats to our new grads! #MEAction ACTIVIST CAMP! aimed to deepen our campers’ engagement with activism – teaching our collective
COVID-19 has significantly changed our lives in so many ways. With the recent increase in funding to study long COVID, there is understandably mixed-feelings in the ME community. While everyone wants those with long COVID to have the success people with ME so desperately deserve, for some, there is a fear of ME being lost
#MEAction has written to the Chief Medical Officer and the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation to call for ME to be included on the vaccination priority list.
PwME appeals for help “They’re trying to commit me to a mental health ward with very severe ME… I need help.” This how a brief and urgent email appeal to #MEAction began last Friday. The email was from Thane Fredrickson (also known as Thane Black on social media), a person with very severe ME who
This online international ME/CFS Family Impact Study looks at the quality of life of patients and their family members.