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Canada uses “bird-dogging tactics” to force meeting with health minister

Toronto: #MillionsMissing activists attended their federal health minister’s “meet-and-greet” on Jan. 14th to ask the health minister to respond publicly to their request that she announce Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) is a biological - and not psychological - illness. This tactic to pin down an official with a specific question in ...

Canada: Find CIHR qualified grant reviewers!

When a grant proposal is submitted, a panel of experts will examine it for merit before making a final decision.  But what happens when those 'experts' deny the very existence of the disease they purport to study? Memorably, a recent grant proposal was submitted to Canada's CIHR (Canadian Institutes of ...

Cast your vote today help fund epigenetic research for ME

Action CIND is competing in the Aviva contest for $100,000 to advance ME and FM research in Canada. REGISTER at http://avivacommunityfund.org, CAST 18 VOTES TODAY at https://avivacommunityfund.org/voting/project/view/16-356, and SHARE contest information to help them ...

Global: RSVP for #MillionsMissing around the world!

Want to get involved, but aren't sure how to proceed?  Here is a living document you can use to determine where protests are happening near you, how to register, and who to contact to learn about the #MillionsMissing protests happening around the world. Canada Elizabeth Sanchez and Scott Simpson : ...

Act now! Our #MillionsMissing Round-Up

Hello, everyone! It's only three days until the #MillionsMissing protest, so it's time to review what's gone on so far, and discuss what you can do to help ensure we are heard by our governments! Locations: So, your protest has gone out into the world and is now in a ...

Please Donate to Help Liisa Lugus Find Housing and Long Term Care

Liisa Lugus has been bedbound with extreme myalgic encephalomyelitis for 13 years and is losing her current home. She has nowhere to go and needs our help: https://www.tilt.com/tilts/liisa-lugus-urgent-housing-and-long-term-care-fund https://www.facebook.com/friendsofliisalugus/info/?tab=page_info ...

Art contest for young people with ME/CFS

The Pediatric and Adolescent ME/CFS Primer team is aiming to complete the new Primer by mid-October, 2016. As was done for the adult ME/CFS Primer, the team would appreciate having original artwork for the cover of the Pediatric and Adolescent ME/CFS Primer ...

#MEAction Google Hangout: Canada

This is the sixth of our new series of periodic calls for #MEAction co-founders Jen Brea and Beth Mazur to meet other activists "face to face." It's an opportunity to ask big picture questions about the platform, brainstorm strategy, and offer suggestions for future directions. We'd love this call to ...

Vote DAILY For National ME/FM Action Network To Win $100K In Aviva Contest For Research Of ME And FM!

Vote DAILY between October 6-23, 2015 in the Aviva contest to help the National ME/FM Action Network in Canada win up to $100,000 for research of ME and FM ...