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The 2022 Board Of Directors Recruitment Campaign

In the spirit of giving and giving back this holiday season, we’re excited to launch our 2022 Board of Directors Recruitment Campaign! If you are curious about Board Service or want to use your skills to help a growing nonprofit or know someone who would be a great Board Member, please let us know and

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Telebriefing was a success!

We were thrilled at the outcome of the #MEAction press briefing last week where we invited a panel of experts to discuss the intersection between long COVID and myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) to the media. The panelists made it crystal clear that a subset of long haulers are meeting the criteria for ME, and that it

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#MEAction Supports Health Care at Home Act

#MEAction is excited to announce our support of the Health Care at Home Act, which increases telemedicine opportunities during the pandemic. Telemedicine enables people with myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) to access their healthcare professionals without leaving home, which can mean the difference between being able to access a doctor or not for some people with ME.

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#MEAction Puts ME into the Spotlight

Since the coronavirus pandemic hit, #MEAction has pitched news stories and worked with major news outlets to sound the alarm that COVID-19 patients are at risk of developing myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) and other chronic illnesses. In the past month, #MEAction has worked to tell this story in The Washington Post, The Atlantic and Bustle!    As

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Black Lives Matter.

George Floyd. Breonna Taylor. Ahmaud Arbery. Tony McDade. There is so much pain, suffering, grief, and anger across the United States and around the world. As healthcare activists and advocates, we have seen time and time again that Black individuals face discrimination not just in their doctors’ offices but in every aspect of their lives.

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#MillionsMissing 2020 was powerful (full report)!

*We added an update below. Videos like the “I got a virus” video from #MEAction UK and #MEAction Scotland were viewed over 90k times on multiple platforms. Better than originally reported! Dear Friends, You are amazing. You made #MillionsMissing impactful, powerful, and moving.  This virtual year no doubt had it’s challenges, but it was beautiful

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#MillionsMissing Choir Sings

These singers, fighting everyday to live with the debilitating disease of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, (ME) offer their love, support, and friendship to everyone experiencing hardships. We Are so grateful for everyone who participated! For #MillionsMissing, a  global campaign for ME health equality they collectively chose “You’ve Got a Friend” by Carole King. Share, send love to

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NIH announces two new funding opportunities for ME

On April 13, NIH announced two new funding opportunities for ME/CFS research:  PAR-20-165, Research on Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) (R01 Clinical Trials Not Allowed) PAR-20-168, Research on Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) (R21 Clinical Trials Not Allowed) What is an R01?  What is an R21? R01 and R21 are two common types of funding

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We Are Essential Campaign

#MEAction is going to embark on a four week campaign, #WeAreEssential, asking Congress to recognize that the disability/chronic illness community is ESSENTIAL and must be included in the next Covid-19 packages.

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Call for Artists! Sending postcards to doctors!

PLEASE NOTE: The Unrest CME has now expired. If you have postcards remaining, please direct your providers to this CME instead! CALL FOR ARTISTS We’re taking art submissions for our upcoming Postcards to Doctors initiative! Postcards to Doctors will work a lot like Postcards to Voters. The Postcards to Voters campaign leveraged handwritten postcards to

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