FM-CFS Canada

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FM-CFS Canada

FM-CFS Canada is a Canadian patient group for people with fibromyalgia and ME/CFS.

Aims[edit | edit source]

  • To educate and increase the public’s understanding about Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia
  • To research, develop, and produce educational materials and programs which assist physicians, patients, their families and their caregivers about CFS and FM
  • To conduct research relating to CFS and FM and to disseminate the results of such research
  • To provide scholarships, bursaries, awards and other forms of financial assistance to persons or organizations engaged in or intending to engage in research or education in the field of CFS and FM[1]

Services[edit | edit source]

  • The provision of educational materials and other resources on the FM-CFS Canada website for CFS/FM patients, their carers and practitioners.
  • The provision of a free helpline.

History[edit | edit source]

FM-CFS Canada was founded in 1996 by a group of affected patients and physicians, including Dr. Eva Grof and Dr. Paul Grof. The group was later joined by Dr. Ed Napke.[2][3]

A detailed history of the charity's activities can be found here.

Funding[edit | edit source]

FM-CFS Canada has been a registered charity since 1996.[2] Its charity number is 892417742RR0001.[4]

Online presence[edit | edit source]

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