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CDC ME/CFS Stakeholder Engagement and Communication (SEC) Conference Call

CDC ME/CFS Stakeholder Engagement and Communication (SEC) Conference Call Participants can call in using the following information: Call number: 1-888-391-6584 Participant Code: 2051049   Or join the meeting using the webinar format by clicking the link, or copying and pasting it into your browser. https://adobeconnect.cdc.gov/ra1o95oszrnl/ If you have never attended an ...

Sept & Oct — Research Roundup

The end of September was a whirlwind! Between the CDC's website work, the CDC's awarding of a sole contract, the planning sessions for the NIH meeting, and the Stanford symposium, there wasn't much time to devote to breaking down the science.  If you'd like to see a quick run-down of ...

Alphabet Soup: Read the Latest about our U.S. Health Agencies and M.E.

There are a lot of moving pieces to keep track of as we push for our U.S. federal agencies to provide fair and adequate treatment to people with myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME). Together, our community continues to take action to fight for our lives, and we’re seeing the fruits of that ...

It has been an Intense Week!

It Has Been A HUGE Week in the U.S.! This last week has been a bit of a whirlwind – we've never been busier! It's been a week of advancing the cause of health equality for people with myalgic encephalomyelitis through the launch of the Unrest continuing medical education program and the expansion of our ...

CDC Update: NYS Dept. of Health and #MEAction Bid for Contract

On August 27th, #MEAction published a petition calling for the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to immediately halt its plan to issue a sole-source contract - meaning there was no true competitive bidding process in place - to the Pacific Northwest Evidence-based Practice Center (EPC) for conducting ...

#MEAction Sends Recommendations to CDC to Update its ME Website

This past July, 2018, the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) launched new webpages about myalgic encephalomyelitis / chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) geared to practitioners. ME advocates, clinicians and researchers had provided feedback about updates to these pages but not all of their recommendations were taken on board. As a result, ...

Impact of proposed NIH and CDC cuts on ME Research

How would the proposed NIH and CDC Budget Cuts affect ME research? News organizations recently reported that President Donald Trump’s administration has asked the House and Senate to approve budget cuts for 2017 of $1.232 billion for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and $314 million for the Centers for ...

US: Family testifies about CDC’s harmful recommendations at CFSAC

A member of the Shaw family reads their testimony during the comment period at the January CFSAC meeting: Good afternoon. I have had untreated ME/CFS for 38 years. Our testimony today is on the topic of the Center for Diseases Control’s (CDC) CFS group. The 2015 National Academy of Medicine ...

Increasing Efficacy of the CDC’s ME/CFS Educational Program

INTRODUCTION The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is revising and creating new educational materials for its Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) educational program. The hope is that this fourth try at producing ME/CFS educational materials will result in equality of care for ME/CFS patients and they will, for the first ...

Listen to Jarred Younger’s CDC conference call this Thursday

The latest of the US Centers for Disease Control’s (CDC’s) Patient-Centered Outreach and Communication Activity (PCOCA) telephone conference calls for ME/CFS will take place on Thursday, June 23, and will feature Dr. Jarred Younger. His talk, which will begin at 3:15 pm EDT (Eastern Daylight Time), is titled, “Current and ...