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The public testifies about ME

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Dozens of people with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis and family members testified about the disease last December before the government agency responsible for advising Health and Human Services on ME/CFS – the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Advisory Committee. Speaker after speaker testified about the incredible neglect from the government for the millions of Americans suffering ...

U.S. Advisory Committee Holds Meeting on ME/CFS

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We need you! #MEAction is looking for volunteers who can help our team ensure that the CFSAC recommendations are implemented, and don’t fall through the bureaucratic cracks. If you’ve worked for government agencies before, that is a bonus. We welcome all volunteers who can assist with keeping an eye on ...

One Step Forward Educating the Medical Community about ME

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A Medical Education Working Group has been created by the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Advisory Committee (CFSAC) to provide recommendations to the U.S. Secretary of Health on educating healthcare providers on ME/CFS. The working group plans to disseminate resources and clinical guidance to healthcare providers, as well as provide trainings and continuing ...

OMF Raises $1.2M to Ramp Up Collaborative Research Center at Stanford University

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Announcing $1.2M in funding for the ME/CFS Collaborative Research Center at Stanford University led by Ronald W. Davis, PhD, Director of OMF's Scientific Advisory Board ...

Australia Announces a New ME/CFS Advisory Committee

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Australia's National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC), the Australian equivalent of the NIH, has announced the establishment of an ME/CFS Advisory Committee to advise NHMRC's CEO, Professor Anne Kelso, on current needs for research into ME/CFS, as well as clinical guidance on the diagnosis and treatment of the illness ...

A New Non-Profit for ME & CFS Comes Online

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The American ME and CFS Society is live, and we need your participation! ...

OMF Shares Resources to Help Children with ME/CFS Succeed in School

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Dr. Faith Newton, Deleware State University, has created several resources to help children with ME/CFS improve their educational outcomes including the newest piece, a sample physician's letter ...

Innovative Organizing for UNREST in Boston: Don’t Miss our Nov. 12 Screening

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This is an exciting time for ME advocacy in Boston, Massachusetts. We are preparing for our November 12th, Sunday afternoon screening of UNREST. For those who are able, join us, because it is going to be an amazing event. (Tickets available here. Note: Healthcare professions can attend for free, and there's ...

What Did the Parliamentary Unrest Event Achieve?

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Tuesday 24th Oct., 2017 will long be remembered as a significant day for anyone involved in ME politics ...

OMF Introduces #OMFScienceWednesday

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Learn about science that OMF is supporting. Follow OMF on Facebook and Twitter ...
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