Tag: #MillionsMissing

Urgent: Take part in the US Congressional Call to Action

#MEAction reported recently that the #MillionsMissing protests led to a number of meetings with government officials, including a meeting with Assistant Secretary for Health and Human Services Karen DeSalvo, and several meetings with congressional representatives. Continued work from the Congressional team at #MEAction has yielded fruit. [pullquote align=”left” cite=”” link=”” color=”” class=”” size=””]Reps Zoe Lofgren

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Empty shoes

A few years after getting ill, I discovered that I can write interesting stories about things that happen inside or close to my home. For instance about birds or cats visiting our garden (preferably not at the same time), books, music or even what we had for dinner. This time it is about my shoes, my empty shoes. Who needs shoes while lying on the sofa, anyway?

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Quick Update: #MillionsMissing Meeting with Dr. DeSalvo

Last week, MEAction announced that Jen Brea, Terri Wilder, Carol Head, Jennie Spotila, and Mary Dimmock would be meeting with Dr. Karen DeSalvo, Assistant Secretary of Health on August 1. The purpose of that meeting, which happened yesterday, was to impress upon Dr. DeSalvo how woefully inadequate HHS’s response to this disease has been and

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Give your feedback on the #MEAction USA protest demands!

Note: the deadline has been extended until next Friday, August 12! We are soliciting feedback from the entire community on the #MillionsMissing US Protest Demands, which were drafted last spring for the May protest. You can read them in full here: http://millionsmissing.meaction.net/protest-demands The goal of this process is to revise the demands and adopt them

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#MillionsMissing US Protesters to Meet With DeSalvo at HHS

A meeting with Karen B. DeSalvo, the Acting Assistant Secretary for Health at the US Health and Human Services (HHS) and the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, will be held this August.  The meeting was arranged in direct response to a request made around the May 2016 #MillionsMissing protests. In May 2016, #MillionsMissing protests

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#MEAction Policy Change: ME, not ME/CFS

The staff of #MEAction, who run the communications platform that is our website, social media channels, and email list, have decided to adopt ME or myalgic encephalomyelitis for future communications about the disease, except where the name CFS or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome needs to be mentioned for the sake of clarity and to effectively communicate

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US: Attend the #MillionsMissing USA call this Sunday!

This Sunday at 4pm ET, US organizers for the September #MillionsMissing protests will be meeting together to plan, mobilize, and connect with other protesters.  Those who have volunteered to lead a city protest are highly encouraged to attend; those just wanting to learn more about the protests are also very welcome. If this is the

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Contribute clips to L.A.'s #MillionsMissing Video

Last October, I released the short documentary The Last Great Medical Cover Up to a widely receptive audience. Now, I am looking to alter and expand the film in time to promote Round 2 of the groundbreaking #MillionsMissing movement. And I need your help to make this new and improved version a reality. Individuals living

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