Solve M.E. Experts Join National Media Tour to Raise Awareness of Long Covid, ME/CFS, and Post-Infection Diseases

Last week, two standout members of our community — Dr. Peter Rowe and Cynthia Adinig — participated in a satellite media tour (SMT) with 27 different TV and radio stations broadcasting to local audiences all over the United States.  To date, the interviews have aired to an audience of nearly…

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Members of the Scottish Parliament pledge their support for #MillionsMissing

On Wednesday 28th September, #MEAction Scotland led a successful #MillionsMissing demonstration outside the Scottish Parliament – the first time it’s been held in-person for three years. While it was in some ways a smaller event than #MillionsMissing Scotland was in 2018 and 2019, what it lacked in spectacle it made…

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Long Covid and ME/CFS Communities Gather at Capitol Protest

Solve M.E. VP of Advocacy Emily Taylor at #MillionsMissing in Washington, D.C. Solve M.E. Vice President of Advocacy and Engagement Emily Taylor recently attended the #MillionsMissing protest in Washington D.C... The post Long Covid and ME/CFS Communities Gather at Capitol Protest appeared first on Solve ME/CFS Initiative. Read More >>

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Tell HHS about your experience of healthcare discrimination

People with ME, Long COVID and other complex, chronic diseases have experienced all kinds of healthcare discrimination. Now there is an opportunity for you to share your story and urge our government to move forward with improved protections to secure access to healthcare that is free from discrimination or prejudice.…

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How Dept. of Labor can better track disability from chronic illness

Earlier this month #MEAction collaborated with Patient-Led Research Collaborative (PLRC) to suggest changes that the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) should make in order to better track disability due to chronic illnesses such as ME/CFS and Long COVID in its regular surveys of disability employment issues.  We provided feedback on…

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Solve M.E. Advises and Reacts to Administration Reports on Long Covid

In April, President Biden issued a Presidential Memorandum directing the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to coordinate a new effort across the federal government to develop and issue... The post Solve M.E. Advises and Reacts to Administration Reports on Long Covid appeared first on Solve ME/CFS Initiative. Read…

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The Summer 2022 Edition of The Chronicle is Available Online Now!

The electronic version of our flagship research and advocacy journal, The Chronicle, has arrived! It includes a celebration of our Long Haul Voices: Living with Long Covid and ME/CFS video... The post The Summer 2022 Edition of The Chronicle is Available Online Now! appeared first on Solve ME/CFS Initiative. Read…

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The DHSC have released details of their process in the Development of a Delivery Plan on ME

On the 12 May, World ME Day, the former Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Sajid Javid, announced the Government’s intention to develop a cross-Government Delivery Plan on ME/CFS for England. This intention was published in a Written Ministerial Statement laid in Parliament.  Development of the plan will…

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