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Category Archives: Sweden

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 ...

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 ...

Swedish Government “no interest at all” in ME/CFS

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A Swedish ME/CFS charity has slammed the attitude of the country’s government towards the disease. In an interview with British ME/CFS fundraiser Mike Harley, the charity's representatives stated, “The government appear to take no interest at all in this disease, which means that there isn't any serious commitment, no sense of ...

Donate to Marathon Runner to Support Invest in ME

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I'm running my sixth EU marathon in Stockholm, Sweden on June 4th for biomedical ME research projects via Invest In ME (UK) and would love to meet up with anyone able to come cheer me on or meet for photos and a chat. I'm running to try to help one of ...

Swedish psychiatrist on how he came to view M.E. as a physical disorder

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Prof. Carl-Gerhard Gottfries is a professor of psychiatry. In this video, he explains how he and his colleagues first approached the treatment of patients with fibromyalgia and ME from a psychiatric perspective, and later came to view these illnesses as "multi-organic disorders" involving the immune system. Gottfries became interested in ME in ...

Save the Gottfries Clinic

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The Gottfries clinic is the leading ME/CFS and fibromyalgia clinic in Sweden. It both treats patients and conducts biomedical research, yet the health authorities there are planning to withdraw their support in favor for a "bio-psycho-social" approach to treatment. Politicians in Gothenburg, Sweden have now decided not to renew the contract ...

Petition: Get Sweden To Support International ME/CFS Projects

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I want Sweden to contribute to international research for ME / CFS – it will also help you! Sweden has about 40 000 people suffering from ME / CFS. I hope that Sweden can contribute to the Open Medicine Foundation and Lipkin / Hornig study ...