ME/CFS AUSTRALIA (SA) INC
Registered Charity 698
PO Box 28,
South Australia 5007
19 North Terrace,
Hackney, SA, 5069
1300 128 339
ME/CFS Australia (SA) Inc supports the needs of sufferers of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and related illnesses. We do this by providing services and information to members.
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Chronic Pain and Fatigue Trust launches in New Zealand
Wednesday 9 May 2012
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:
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.
The above originally appeared here.
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