Millions Missing protests

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The Millions Missing protests were first created in early 2016 by The MEAction Network with the first protests held in twelve cities around the world in May & June 2016. The protests took the form of an on-site physical protest where protestors placed empty pairs of shoes outside prominent government buildings, representing the millions of patients around the world. Protest also occurred online.[1]

September 2016 protests[edit]

Larger protests in a larger number of cities around the world are planned for September 27th 2016.

May 2016 protests[edit]

Millions Missing protest at the US Department of Health and Human Services in Washington DC on 25th May 2016

The protests took place simultaneously on 25th May 2016[2], with the Belfast (Northern Ireland) protest taking place on 16th June.

The protestors made specific demands including increased research funding and clinical trials.[3]

United States[edit]

Canada[edit]

Europe[edit]

Australia[edit]

Origin of the Millions Missing name[edit]

Online presence[edit]

Featured in media reporting[edit]

Chronic Fatigue: Missing Millions (Carte Blanche DSTV)

Learn more[edit]

References[edit]

  1. Virtual protest
  2. Millions Missing protests in 12 locations all over the world
  3. Protest demands


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