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NIH Interagency ME/CFS Working Group Meeting
AUGUST 11, 2020 @ 03:00 PM - 05:00 PM EDT
On Tuesday, August 11, the NIH will host the first meeting of the Interagency ME/CFS Working Group. #MEAction will participate in this meeting which will be livestreamed to the public. But the conversation doesn’t end here. Remember to also join us for a Wednesday, August 19 #MEAction Community Debrief.
The Interagency ME/CFS Working Group will hold its first meeting on August 11, 2020 from 3:00 – 5:00 pm ET. The meeting will be livestreamed on https://videocast.nih.gov/watch=38201 and will also be archived for future viewing. The meeting will begin with updates from federal agencies on their ME/CFS-related efforts. The updates will be followed by a panel discussion on the Federal and nonprofit community response to COVID-19 and its impact on individuals with ME/CFS. Panelists will include representatives from ME/CFS advocacy and research organizations. A question and answer session will conclude the meeting. Please see the attached agenda for additional information.
For the question and answer session, we invite questions from the public about the Interagency ME/CFS Working Group and topics on the agenda. Questions will be selected ahead of the meeting and we request that you submit them to [email protected] Please send your questions in by close of business (COB) Thursday, August 6, 2020. We regret that we may not be able to respond during the meeting to all questions that we receive, but we will try to answer as many as possible in the time allotted.
Meeting information, including agenda and link to the videocast, will be posted on the Trans-NIH ME/CFS website.