Category: Global

Why We Must Build an Open, Grassroots Movement

Listen to the article:  Values & Policy Initiative Learn more This article is part of our Values & Policy Initiative, a six-month long process for the community to come together to learn and discuss our core values, tactics and positions so that we are more unified in our work as a large, diverse community. This process will culminate in

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Join Our Values and Policy Initiative

Listen to the article:   On behalf of #MEAction International’s board, staff, volunteers and everyone who form a part of our wider community, I want to welcome and invite you to participate in what we are calling “Values and Policy,” an ambitious, six-month initiative to learn, engage, debate and ultimately devise the core tenets of

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Values & Policy: Outcome of our November Poll

Listen to the article:   #MEAction’s Values & Policy initiative has evolved out of the need to better clarify our values, tactics and positions so that we are more unified in our work as a large, diverse community.  As a first step, we asked the community last November to take a survey to indicate what

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Today, We Honor and Remember those with Severe M.E.

Today, we honor the millions of people around the world living in darkened rooms where sound and light and touch are beyond reach, where eating, bathing and standing have become impossible. Our community is fighting every day to bring hope, health and justice to people with myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME), and, today, we take time to

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Sign a petition to ask the EU for funding for biomedical research

Hello EU! The best way to combat a hopeless situation is to act! Please help us by signing a petition that asks the EU for increased funding for biomedical research into ME. There are about 2 million ME patients in the EU. That’s only an estimate, because reliable figures aren’t even available. But we know we

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Meet the Staff: Holly Latham

It is an honor to volunteer and work for #MEAction. #MEAction came to me at a time in my illness when I was finally able to be online, do advocacy work, and find community. To understand why #MEAction’s mission and approach to activism is so important to me, we need to go back to my

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#MillionsMissing from ME: Your Stories

Myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) is a debilitating, chronic disease that steals so much from the person. We received heart felt stories from around the globe chronicling journeys with ME. This week we touched on parenting, aging, marginalization, and careers. Today we want to share more of your stories. While not all of these stories fit into

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Announcing #MillionsMissing 2019! Join us!

Listen to the article:   We are thrilled to announce #MillionsMissing 2019! This May, we will take to the streets – or demonstrate from our beds – to show the world we are here, we are the #MillionsMissing, we will continue to fight for our demands for people with myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME). We’ve made important

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