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Chronic Pain and Fatigue Trust launches in New Zealand

Wednesday 9 May 2012

 

From New Zealand Doctor Online:

 

FlowerChronic Pain and Fatigue Trust Launches in New Zealand

NZPA
Monday 07 May 2012, 3:23PM

Media release from NZPA

Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome sufferers around the world are looking forward to May 12th 2012 for their international awareness day. The exciting news is that a new charitable trust is launching here in New Zealand on May 10th to provide services for 120,000 - 220,000 people who suffer in this country.

Fibromyalgia (Fibro) and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) are extremely debilitating disorders with symptoms such as extreme fatigue (unrelieved by rest), severe headaches, chronic sore throats, body wide muscle pains and spasms, insomnia, severe abdominal pain and nausea.

After 2 years of preparation and building relationships within the health sector, both medical and not for profits, the Chronic Pain and Fatigue Trust is now ready to start providing no cost services to sufferers throughout the country. Services are aimed at achieving four main priorities:

  • Raising awareness and understanding in the community
  • Education of medical communities
  • Education, self-management and treatment advice and support for those that suffer
  • Fieldworkers to provide practical assistance for the severely unwell

The official launch is being held at Rannoch House in Epsom (Thursday 10th May) and is being celebrated by medical professionals, volunteers, other not for profit representatives and local sufferers.

All press are welcome to attend. Canapés and drinks from 6.30 onwards.

Contact Details:
Emma Nielsen
Founder & Chair
Ph: 09 282 3865
Cell: 021 607 661
E: Emma@itsreal.org.nz

 

The above originally appeared here.

 


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