MillionsMissing Deutschland

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Protest in Berlin 2019 – more at millionsmissing.de

MillionsMissing Deutschland (MillionsMissing Germany) was founded in 2018.[1] It's a German affiliate group of MEAction and partner of the German Association for ME/CFS. MillionsMissing Germany is run by a network of dedicated volunteers.

Aims[edit | edit source]

Its aim is to work towards health equity for people with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME).[2]

Events[edit | edit source]

In May 2018 MillionsMissing Germany organized #MillionsMissing protests in Berlin and Gütersloh and supported a third one, hosted by the Lost Voices Foundation in Hannover.[3]

In May 2019 MillionsMissing Germany organized #MillionsMissing protests in Berlin, Munich and Halle (Saale). Later that month a protest in front of the German Bundestag (national parliament) took place.[4]

MillionsMissing Germany organized a Kudoboard for the health policy spokeswoman of the Green Party Maria Klein-Schmeink, who made an inquiry about ME/CFS in the Bundestag. The Kudoboard contained over 150 messages from pwME and was presented in printed form in the Bundestag.[5]

Together with the German Association for ME/CFS and MP Martina Stamm-Fibich, MillionsMissing Germany organized the first Parliamentary Expert Discussion on ME/CFS in the Bundestag in March 2020.[6]

Due to the corona crisis in 2020, MillionsMissing Germany had to cancel the #MillionsMissing visibility actions in nine cities and organized a postcard campaign to health minister Jens Spahn and other politicians instead.[7]

MillionsMissing Germany organizes screenings of the documentary Unrest together with the German Association for ME/CFS.

Interviews and articles[edit | edit source]

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Online presence[edit | edit source]

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Über #MillionsMissing Deutschland". #MillionsMissing Deutschland (in Deutsch). Retrieved July 21, 2019.
  2. "Über #MillionsMissing Deutschland". #MillionsMissing Deutschland (in Deutsch). Retrieved July 21, 2019.
  3. "Internationaler ME/CFS Tag am 12.05.2018 – #MillionsMissing". #MillionsMissing Deutschland (in Deutsch). May 12, 2018. Retrieved July 21, 2019.
  4. "70 Jahre Grundgesetz – Art. 1: »Die Würde des Menschen ist unantastbar.«". #MillionsMissing Deutschland (in Deutsch). May 20, 2019. Retrieved July 22, 2019.
  5. "Treffen mit ME/CFS-Betroffenen in Berlin". Maria Klein-Schmeink (in Deutsch). Retrieved July 7, 2020.
  6. "Erstes Parlamentarisches Fachgespräch über ME/CFS im Bundestag". Deutsche Gesellschaft für ME/CFS. March 7, 2020. Retrieved July 7, 2020.
  7. "»Jens Spahn, Sie haben Post !«". #MillionsMissing Deutschland (in Deutsch). May 1, 2020. Retrieved July 7, 2020.
  8. "„Jens Spahn, Sie haben Post!"". www.tagesspiegel.de (in Deutsch). Retrieved July 7, 2020.
  9. "Myalgische Enzephalomyelitis: Wenn die Grippe einfach nicht weggeht |". Bayerischer Rundfunk. June 26, 2018. Retrieved August 16, 2018.

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