Bob and Courtney Miller are writing a letter to Francis Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Sylvia Burwell, US Secretary of Health asking that the NIH: Assign ME/CFS to a strong, well-funded Institute like NINDS, to enable strategic planning and structural accountability. Fund a mix of intramural and extramural research (as NIH does for
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The Solve ME/CFS Initiative has launched a campaign to help increase awareness of —and ultimately research funding for—ME/CFS. The campaign, “Humans of ME/CFS,” is a takeoff of the popular “Humans of New York” photoblog and Facebook page. The aim of the campaign is to show the faces and stories of those suffering from ME/CFS worldwide
We’re proud to announce that our new partnership with Tugg is now LIVE! Tugg is a “theatrical-on-demand” platform that gives documentary fanbases like ours access to 90% of the movie theaters in the United States. Tugg helps you book a movie theater near your home, advertise, sell tickets, and stage a high-caliber screening to build
#MEAction recently launched as an online platform to help anyone become an advocate. Now we are announcing our own advocacy action: A quick-strike lobbying campaign this August to spur the US Congress to vastly increase research funding for ME/CFS at the National Institutes of Health. We launched this effort to capitalize on the 21st Century
Write “M.E.” on your left hand or forearm (if you do not want to use marker on your skin, you can improvise with a piece of paper as many have done). Cover your mouth with your hand and make sure to look into your camera lens. Upload to Twitter or Instagram with the hashtags: #sufferingthesilence #MEAction and #severeme. If you are on Facebook, you will need to post to The #MEAction Network page AND use the hashtags above.
The US funding equality petition has over 4,000 signatures. We still have a lot of work to do to get to our goal of 50,000 signatures nationwide. As we learned from the Dutch campaign, the only way to get to get large numbers is to take the petition into the streets. Help us increase signatures for
Is your senator a member of the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee? Do you have friends or family living in the following states? SIGN AND SHARE YOUR STATE PETITION ALASKA * COLORADO * CONNECTICUT * GEORGIA * ILLINOIS * KANSAS * KENTUCKY * MAINE * MARYLAND * MASSACHUSETTS * MINNESOTA