Covid-19 Resources for People with ME

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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. A virtual choir, including forty people in their own screens, edited beside each other. We Are so grateful for everyone who participated! For #MillionsMissing, a global ...

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 ...

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 ...

Call for Artists! Sending postcards to doctors!

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 individuals in order to encourage them to vote.  Postcards to Doctors will use the same model ...

Jaime Seltzer: Science Makes the Impact

People with ME are an incredibly science-literate patient population, even if that isn’t by choice: it’s the gaps in research and clinical care that have made us experts by necessity. Many of us eagerly participate in studies and engage in science discussions online. We regularly present our clinicians with new ...

Erin Roediger: Igniting a Fire for ME

As the U.S. Advocacy Manager for #MEAction, I have the great pleasure of connecting fully to my life’s purpose: to be part of igniting the fire for change in the world. While it took me a while to determine that purpose, this truth has always been a driving force in ...

Meet the #MEAction Staff: Espe Moreno

I am delighted to be part of the series in which you are getting to know the #MEAction staff! My name is Espe and I am #MEAction's UK Coordinator. I am so honoured to be a part of the staff at #MEAction. I came to #MEAction via Unrest, as I ...

Meet the Staff: Holly Latham

It is an honor to volunteer and work for #MEAction. #MEAction came to me at a time in my illness when I was finally able to be online, do advocacy work, and find community. To understand why #MEAction’s mission and approach to activism is so important to me, we need ...

Meet the #MEAction Staff: Laurie Jones

Meet the #MEAction Staff! Over the next couple of weeks, the staff at #MEAction will be sharing their experiences and insights into what they do and what brings them to this work. I am so thankful for this opportunity for you all to get to know this amazing group of ...

We did it! This is what the #MillionsMissing Look Like.

It has been a big week, with over 100 public and virtual events happening across the world! We are honored and grateful to be in this fight for health equality with you. We showed the world that we are the #MillionsMissing - that we will fight for the recognition, treatment, ...