World ME Day 2022 roundup

After an incredible World ME Day we wanted to share some of the amazing progress made across the globe. As individuals and organisations, our community stepped forward to fight for people with ME everywhere. We're going to do this by country, because there is just so much to cover! This…

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#MEAction Meets with the Department of Labor

#MEAction continues our advocacy for the #MillionsMissing in a recent meeting with the Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) at the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) where we presented on community issues affecting people with ME and Long COVID and offered policy recommendations that DOL can take to address them.…

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Call-to-action for California: Centers of Excellence

We have a golden opportunity to secure substantial funds to address the clinical care crisis in ME/CFS and Long COVID, but your help is needed NOW. #MEAction and the Patient-Led Research Collaborative have put together a proposal that calls for the State of California to appropriate $120 million for Centers of…

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Solve M.E Kicks Off Advocacy Month Highlighting Long Covid’s Widespread Impact, Spotlight on ME/CFS

Advocacy Month 2022 focuses on connecting people with ME/CFS, Long Covid, and other related illnesses—brings together scientists, clinicians, and caregivers to educate Congress and the world. As the prevalence and... This post appeared first on Solve ME/CFS Initiative. Read More

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#MEAction Scotland holds its first community call

Last week, #MEAction Scotland volunteers held the first in a series of community calls. The online meetings will take place quarterly and have been set up to connect us with more people with ME and allies across Scotland. Our first call was a success! We were delighted to be joined…

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CDMRP for ME/CFS: Navigating the Grant Application Process

Solve M.E. hosted special guest, Cecilia Dupecher, PhD Program Manager for PRMRP at the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP) for an informational webinar designed to better inform and prepare... This post appeared first on Solve ME/CFS Initiative. Read More

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What’s happening around the globe for World ME Day?

In the run up to World ME Day on the 12th May we’re sharing more about what our member organisations are up to! Today we’re hearing from organisations in New Zealand, Italy, the USA, Northern Ireland and the wider UK. Keep on reading to see how the power of collaboration…

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New York Times Cites Solve M.E Whitepaper, Quotes VP of Advocacy Emily Taylor

This week, New York Times writer Peter Coy’s piece, “Pushing ‘Long Covid’ Sufferers Too Hard Could Cause Them to Crash,” cited our recently released whitepaper, Long Covid’s impact on adult... This post appeared first on Solve ME/CFS Initiative. Read More

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Elevating stories of the #MillionsMissing to HHS leadership

#MEAction is advancing ME/CFS advocacy efforts through our ongoing engagement with U.S. federal agencies, including at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). We continue to fight for our government to do more to meet the needs of people with ME, and to ensure that the evolving Long COVID…

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