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Recommendation # 80.
"Improve supports and services for those diagnosed with myalgic encephalomyelitis by establishing guidelines, developing specific billing codes, and training medical professionals to increase awareness."
Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services:
Report on the budget 2024 Consultations; August 2023
We support patients and families living with ME and FM
Our society works to support ME and FM patients in British
Columbia to improve their health and quality of life by providing
information about these illnesses, and guidance on how to seek
and obtain support, appropriate medical help and treatments.
We also focus on informing and educating health care professionals, educators, students and the larger community about ME and FM. Additionally, we raise awareness among, and seek the support of, government and the general public.
*Myalgic Encephalomyelitis is also referred to as ME/CFS, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome or SEID
We are proud to announce the completion of our Convene project, examining the unmet needs of British Columbians living with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis. We invite you to read the reports.
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