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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis



National
State Listings:   WI /    (Official USPS State Abbreviations)
Country Listings:   Australia


National

CFIDS Association of America is the nation's leading charitable organization dedicated to conquering chronic fatigue and immune dysfunction syndrome (CFIDS), also known as chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). The Association works to increase CFIDS research, achieve public policy victories for people with CFIDS, and focus mainstream attention on this serious public health concern. Their site offers a number of helpful resources for those with CFIDS, including support group information, local event information and much more.


State Listings


Wisconsin

New Sign Wisconsin Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Association, Inc. serves as a clearinghouse for CFS information within the state of Wisconsin to assist patients and their families; to encourage communication among agencies, institutions and concerned individuals; and to promote research on the cause, cure and ultimate prevention of chronic fatigue syndrome. Their website features helpful articles and resources, a listing of good doctors, a listing of local support groups and an online forum. To receive a free packet of information or for any other inquiries, please send your name and address with request to: Wisconsin ME/CFS Association: 733 Lois Drive, Sun Prairie, WI 53590. Or if you prefer to call: Phone (608) 834-1001. Or E-Mail: wicfsme@yahoo.com

Country Listings


Australia

New Sign ME/CFS Australia [Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME)/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)] remains the peak body representing all Australians affected by ME/CFS. Every state and territory ME/CFS association has a Director's seat on the board open to them to participate in the decision-making of the national body. ME/CFS Australia welcomes and encourages all State organisations to join with us in moving the national agenda forward. A key goal of ME/CFS Australia is to improve the access of people with ME/CFS to the healthcare system and to influencing decision makers to make the system more responsive. Visit the website for ME/CFS Fact Sheets, Documents for Medical Practitioners, Research Institutions and Articles, Rescources, Support Organizations and News. For more information, write to Postal Address: PO Box 7100, DANDENONG VIC 3175, Office Address: Suite 5, 106 Foster Street, DANDENONG VIC 3175, Phone: (03) 9793 4500 or e-mail ceo@mecfs.org.au


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