FROM THE FRONT LINES OF #MILLIONSMISSING ROUND 2: SPEECHES BY TASHA AND HER DAUGHTER ZARA (AT NYC PROTEST)
Melbourne’s MillionsMissing will be on the steps of Parliament House, Spring St, Melbourne, from 1pm to 2pm on Wednesday 12 October 2016.
This is a blog created by spanish-talking pwme to spread the knowledge about ME/CFS and increase activism. Este es un blog sobre SFC/EM en español para visibilizar la enfermedad y aumentar el activismo!
Overview Ahead of the May 2016 #MillionsMissing protests, members of the US protest steering committee drafted a set of demands to the US government relating to research and medical treatment for ME. After the protest, we solicited broader community feedback via an online survey, which was completed by 191 respondents. The survey demonstrated overwhelming support
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
Over the years I discarded several pairs of shoes. I no longer felt comfortable wearing high heels, nor needed aerobic shoes, or did not have the stamina for a pair of boots that were simply too heavy. With hindsight, I should have kept that pair of boots, because it might have been helpful with losing
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.
Ever since the #MillionsMissing protests in May, volunteers have been working on a new site design for #MillionsMissing, and we are pleased to announce that it has just launched. The new site is the work of professional designers and programmers who have generously donated their time to make this happen, as well as numerous volunteers
The #MillionsMissing are using Thunderclap to amplify our message. Between now and September 27, sign up here and promote your participation on social media. If you have any social media account, including Facebook, Twitter, or Tumblr, you can sign up and add your voice to that of other #MillionsMissing and allies. How does a Thunderclap
With the help of our community’s ingenuity, strength, and indomitable spirit, #MEAction has: Spearheaded a petition to release the PACE trial data, garnering over 12,000 signatures. This was presented in the recent FOI request to release PACE data as evidence of peaceful patient involvement Launched the worldwide protest #MillionsMissing in 12 locations to raise awareness