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Category Archives: Norway

Sign Norway’s Petition: Demand Resignation of Advisory Board Promoting Biopsychosocial Model

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* Nina E. Steinkopf is a ME patient activist and author of the blog www.melivet.com. The petition is addressed to the Norwegian Ministry of Health and Care Services and below is an English translation – for our international supporters. Everyone is encouraged to sign the petition. The management for the National Advisory Unit on ...

The Global Impact of #MillionsMissing

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The impact of #MillionsMissing 2018 was phenomenal. Protestors took to the streets in 100 countries across the world with demonstrations taking place in North America, South America, Europe, the United Kingdom, South Africa and Asia. Along with people taking action from home, there was a total of 300 visibility actions. More ...

Fluge, Mella, and Armstrong: more support for disordered metabolism in ME patients

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One of the frequent complaints of patients, researchers, and policymakers about ME research is that the findings are scattered, and the studies, small.  One group will discover X is elevated in 20 ME patients, only to find that when the test is done on another 13 patients two years down ...

#MillionsMissing Crafts Competition

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#MillionsMissing Crafts Competition We want to have fun while we work for equal treatment for ME sufferers! Win prizes! Submit photos and pattern of a crochet - or knitting project with the #MillionMissing logo. ( Also with a picture of the finished product). We pick three winners receiving a prize ...

The UK ME/CFS biobank paves the way for bigger and better research

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On ME Awareness day this year, 12th May, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) opened the UK ME/CFS Biobank for business, with blood samples available from 300 patients now, and there will soon be samples for over 200 controls. The ready availability of samples for large numbers ...

Global: RSVP for #MillionsMissing around the world!

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Want to get involved, but aren't sure how to proceed?  Here is a living document you can use to determine where protests are happening near you, how to register, and who to contact to learn about the #MillionsMissing protests happening around the world. Canada Elizabeth Sanchez and Scott Simpson : millionsmissingcanada@gmail.com Germany ...

Norway: Attend #MillionsMissing Shoe Exhibition, Performance, and Virtual Protest Tomorrow!

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#MillionsMissingBergen is a virtual demonstration to highlight the thousands of Norwegians sick and missing from society, and millions all over the globe. The #MillionsMissing protest in Norway has grown!  Protesters will be displaying shoes from 2pm-4pm in central Bergen (Festplassen), after which the shoes will be moved to be an art ...

Support the #MillionsMissing in Belfast and Bergen

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Belfast, Ireland and Bergen, Norway will be joining their voices to the #MillionsMissing protest this June. In Belfast, shoes will be displayed at the Chasing Competent Care conference on Monday, June 6 at 6 PM at the Stormont Hotel, 587 Upper Newtownards Road, BT4 3LP Belfast.  The shoes will be displayed ...

#MillionsMissing Protest in 12 Locations all Over the World

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On Wednesday, May 25, ME/CFS patients, caregivers and advocates in nine cities around the world gathered for a global day of action to demand equal treatment and an end to the stigma of the diagnosis of ME/CFS. Protesters demonstrated in front of Department of Health and Human Services offices in Washington ...

IACFS/ME conference to include Koroshetz and Fluge

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This year’s conference of the International Association for CFS/ME (IACFS/ME) in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on 27–30 October will include speeches by Dr. Walter Koroshetz and Dr. Øystein Fluge. Dr Koroshetz, who is Director of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke and head of the Trans-NIH ME/CFS Working Group, will ...