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RNZ: Are insurers wrongly declining ME/CFS claims?

Full story: https://www.rnz.co.nz/national/programmes/ninetonoon/audio/2018932623/are-insurers-wrongly-declining-me-cfs-claims Some people with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome say they are being denied personal insurance because insurers deem it to be a mental health issue,...

ANZMES Awards NZ Academics 25K Grants to Boost ME Research

Two New Zealand researchers have been chosen to receive the Associated New Zealand Myalgic Encephalomyelitis Society (ANZMES) annual grant of $25,000 to undertake vital research into increasing understanding of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME, also known as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome), in Aotearoa.

NZH: Woman who was accused of faking her illness dies

Tributes have poured in after Stephanie Aston, the young woman who publicly stood up for herself after being told she was faking her symptoms by doctors, has died. “Even until the very end she was keen to help anyone and lend an ear. You will be sorely missed. I hope...

RNZ: Prof Danny Altmann: the burden of long COVID

A scientific review of the world's research into long Covid carried out by a team of leading UK researchers has led them to declare the burden of the post-infection condition "so large as to be unfathomable". While the Australian government has allocated $50m for long...

RNZ: World ME Day

ME/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome has blighted the lives of millions across the world for many years, yet relatively little is known about the debilatating and complex illness. Dr Lynette Hodges lectures in sport and exercise at Massey University, and also researches...

PRESS RELEASE: World ME Day 2023

Contact: Complex Chronic Illness Support (CCI Support) 0800 224 787              www.ccisupport.org.nz                   [email protected]  World ME Day asks you to learn about the broken energy system in ME/CFS Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome...

1News: I lost my thirties to this illness

Full story: https://www.1news.co.nz/2022/09/25/chronic-fatigue-syndrome-i-lost-my-thirties-to-this-illness/?fbclid=IwAR2jJWlwWBpUla7tqOMlp65uH3UpkkdVZdWptt7bJHSJcCLRbazhuHRigbE 45,000 people in New Zealand live with ME/CFS (myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue...

Health Navigator

Long-Term Conditions Virtual Forum 2022 Recorded On 11 Aug 2022 11:30 AM Recording can be found here: HEALTH NAVIGATOR The ongoing burden of long Covid will be one of this generation’s disability challenges, Paula Tesoriero, the Disability Rights Commissioner...

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