Running on the idea that visual representations of life with M.E. can – as accurately as possible – portray the depth, the range, the severity and the unpredictability of the condition, I am pleased to say that I am currently embarking on Change For M.E. Change For Us’ next visual project….
Category: Featured actions
Tell our charities: QMUL must release PACE data I need your help. The UK Information Commissioner recently ruled that Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) must release PACE trial data requested by a patient under the Freedom of Information Act. However, QMUL appealed. The appeal will soon be heard at a tribunal. Meanwhile the PACE
Calling all British M.E. sufferers & allies, Inspired by our American friends and the progress that has been made over in the States with government funding and new research projects, we think it’s time for patients to put the pressure on the UK parliament. We are asking for an increase in budget to fund bio-medical research as well as the formation of a work group to represent the issues facing our community in government.
A team of climbers are taking part in a gruelling charity event with the aim of scaling the height of Everest (8,848m) in a single day, raising funds for much-needed research into ME/CFS. As the climbing wall is only 12.5m in height, the team will have to climb it over 708 times to reach their goal and it’s expected to take them between 6 and 9 hours. The Everest Challenge will be a real test of the team’s commitment, strength and endurance.
Help us build a powerful, participatory voice for change in Washington #MEAction is thrilled to announce that we are coming together with over twenty organizations, bloggers, and independent advocates to form a US Action Working Group. We aim to create a powerful, participatory voice for change in Congress, across our federal agencies, and in medicine. Read the
The United States Department of Labor is proposing new regulations about certain disability claims. Tell them you support this.
This is the sixth of our new series of periodic calls for #MEAction co-founders Jen Brea and Beth Mazur to meet other activists “face to face.” It’s an opportunity to ask big picture questions about the platform, brainstorm strategy, and offer suggestions for future directions. We’d love this call to especially focus on connecting with
It’s been an amazing year in ME advocacy. In countries all around the world, patients are rising up with a new energy (if that’s the right word!) of creativity and collaboration. There is a growing sense that we are living in a moment that is bigger than any one advocate or organization. That we are at the