#MEAction, in collaboration with the Association of People with Disability (APD) in Bolivia, have launched a campaign to raise funds for the brave individuals that are risking their lives to demand equality from their government. Our goal: raise $10,000 by Saturday, March 19th It all started 50 days ago at the main square in
This week #MEAction, in collaboration with Solve ME/CFS and USAWG, conducted advocacy efforts with members of Congress to make two key requests for the benefit of greater ME/CFS medical research funding. Senators were asked to support a letter to NIH Director Francis Collins requesting that an equitable share of the $2 billion increase in fiscal
#MEAction is excited to announce its first protest in Washington DC! Now rescheduled for May 25, 2016! Please join us May 25th for a protest outside of the Health and Human Services building in Washington DC. Our goal is to raise the visibility of this illness and the people living with it. Because of the nature
Last Thursday, Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Patty Murray (D-WA) introduced an important new bill which seeks to increase funding for biomedical innovation and targeting diseases with unmet treatment needs. The $5 billion proposal, called the National Biomedical Research Act, is just one of six bills now being discussed by the Health, Education, Labor & Pensions
‘Chronic fatigue syndrome chronically underfunded’, Australian community radio current affairs program.
Open letter to Francis Collins, director of NIH, concerning myalgic encephalomyelitis Dear Francis Collins: The following happened since I got sick, without the NIH funding myalgic encephalomyelitis (m.e.) as a global crisis: Humans landed on the moon AIDS discovered, science, HIV discovered, excellent treatments; 2015 US funding $30.7 billion.1 multiple sclerosis sufferers released from mental
Australian senator asks medical research council about ‘remarkably small amount of funding since 2000’ and are they funding GET or CBT .
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
In a budget agreement announced early Wednesday morning, funding for the US Centers for Disease Control’s (CDC) ME/CFS program was restored to the full $5.4 million. The omnibus budget bill is expected to pass both houses on Friday. CDC funding for ME/CFS had previously been cut to $0 in the proposed 2016 budget. [pullquote align=”right” cite=”” link=”” color=”” class=””