UPDATE: A recording of this community call can be found here. Join us for our next activist teach-in with Jennifer Johnson Avril* on Sunday, August 13th at 1:00pm E.T. The call will run for 90 minutes. Our storytelling is a powerful component of activism, whether we’re making a video, writing a press release or creating
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The ME community can greatly benefit by adopting a local philosophy to activism.
Melbourne’s MillionsMissing will be on the steps of Parliament House, Spring St, Melbourne, from 1pm to 2pm on Wednesday 12 October 2016.
Where does rituximab fit in among the treatment options for ME/CFS? What is the US government’s research plan? How can I increase the chances my disability application will be or continue to be approved? What medications can I try for fibromyalgia now that morphine and related prescriptions are restricted? Come to our international scientific
The Chicago protest #MillionsMissing will feature talks by Dr. Leonard Jason, Dr. Marcie Zinn, well-known epidemiologists; Carol Head, of Solve ME/CFS; Barbara Morrison; ME/CFS patients; and families and friends. It will take place at the James Thompson Center, 100 W. Randolph St, Chicago between 11:30am-12:30pm. Please click below to attend, learn more and donate to
The NYC #MillionsMissing Protest has a full agenda and they are excited to announce several major speakers in attendance including local NYC ME/CFS physician (and Chair of the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Advisory Committee), Dr. Susan Levine. In addition, local physician-scientist Dr. Mady Hornig from the Columbia University Center for Infection and Immunity (and the ME/CFS Microbe Discovery Project) will also be in attendance. NYC will also have several patients and caregivers tell their personal stories. If you plan to attend and would like to share your story at the protest, please contact them. Finally, as opposed to the shoe display used at other locations, NYC will be doing a unique display using balloons and posters.
What can you do for ME activism today? Many patients, caregivers, physicians and educators would like to contribute to ME activism in a meaningful way, but patients have limited resources and energy. ME patients aren’t working alone, however: if even a small percentage of the ME population were to work together, we would still be
#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 installation at Gallery 3,14.
What is Chasing Competent Care? Hope 4 ME & Fibro Northern Ireland have organized Chasing Competent Care as part of a campaign to improve medical care for the thousands of ME and fibromyalgia patients in Northern Ireland. The conference will be tomorrow, Monday, June 6 at 6 PM at the Stormont Hotel, 587 Upper Newtownards
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 down the side of