‘Patient uprising from our beds’: Melbourne MillionsMissing on 12 October

Lives lost , quality of life denied ! In a Medical System that claims to be Worlds Best Practice , this is difficult to comprehend !

ME Australia

ME patients, family, friends, health practitioners and researchers are joining together to bring ME to the attention of government. Melbourne’s MillionsMissing will be on the steps of Parliament House, Spring St, Melbourne, from 1pm to 2pm on Wednesday 12 October 2016.

MillionsMissing is a global event begun by MEAction, dedicated to the millions of people who are missing from their careers, schools, social lives and families due to ME, as well as the millions of dollars missing from research and clinical education. At MillionsMissing Melbourne, ME patients and supporters will gather to ask the government to commit funding to ME diagnostic testing, better health care and research into ME commensurate with the economic burden of the disease.

Australia’s health department has spent just $1.6 million since 2000 on research into ME and CFS. Much of that has gone to researchers using potentially harmful therapies such as graded exercise…

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