MLA resources
BC MLAs are giving voice to ME patients and their issues - we thank you!
The following resources may be of assistance to you.  
Briefing Note: Diagnosis and Billing Codes for ME (Sept. 15, 2021)

Briefing Note: Physician CME for ME (Sept. 15, 2021)

Backgrounder: a four-page summary of the provincial issues (April 2021)

Briefing Note: a two-page synopsis of the issue (April 13, 2021) 
ME - A Clinical Case Definition and Guidelines for Medical Practitioners: An overview of the Canadian Consensus Document (2005)  
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"Unrest" movie: Jennifer Brea's Academy Award-Nominated movie documenting her journey with ME (January, 2017)

M.E. in BC: How the Healthcare System for M.E. Impacts Clinicians and Patients: Report on a preliminary project examining the unmet needs of British Columbians living with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) (2021)
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Meet some of our My MLA and ME volunteers
Click on their names to read their stories.

Featured Volunteer
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Siobhan B was once a ballet dancer and is now helping others with ME.

Siobhan was born in South Africa and immigrated to Canada with her family in the 90s. From a young age she knew she was destined for a life on the stage. She began dance lessons at three and had landed her first major role in a ballet at ten.

From then on, she dedicated her life to making it as a ballet dancer and by sixteen she was dancing professionally! Unfortunately, just a few years later she’d have to quit her dream job as her body seemingly shut down.  Continue reading...
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