Associated New Zealand ME Society

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The Associated New Zealand ME Society (ANZMES) is a New Zealand group for myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) patients and their caregivers.

Aims[edit | edit source]

  • Supporting ME patients and their carers in New Zealand.
  • Producing the quarterly magazine ‘Meeting Place’, informing members of the latest news, events and research pertaining to CFS/ME.
  • Procuring political support for the ME cause with the aim of bettering conditions for ME patients.
  • Facilitating communication between sufferers of the condition.
  • Acting as a respected national and international ‘voice’ on ME matters.
  • Encouraging research and education about ME.
  • Updating healthcare providers on the latest advances regarding this condition.
  • Co-ordinating and fostering the growth of local support groups throughout the country.
  • Providing information and resources to individuals and groups as required.

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History[edit | edit source]

ANZMES has been serving New Zealanders since 1980.

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References[edit | edit source]

Myalgic encephalomyelitis or M.E. has different diagnostic criteria to chronic fatigue syndrome; neurological symptoms are required but fatigue is an optional symptom.<ref name="ICP2011primer">{{Citation

Myalgic encephalomyelitis or chronic fatigue syndrome, often used when both illnesses are considered the same.

The information provided at this site is not intended to diagnose or treat any illness.
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