The European Myalgic Encephalomyelitis Alliance (EMEA) is EFNA’s newest member – joining at the 2015 General Assembly on June 20th.
The EMEA is a collaboration of ME support charities and organisations in Europe who aim to provide a common view and the scientific fact regarding the neurological illness Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME/CFS)
The organisation strives to provide a correct and consistent view of ME/CFS* for healthcare organisations, healthcare professionals, government organisations, the media, patients and the public.
EMEA and its member groups will be working together to promote awareness of ME/CFS and will work closely with organisations and researchers who are interested in finding treatments and cures for patients with the disease. They also support biomedical research into establishing subgroups of ME/CFS.
EMEA has members in the following countries: Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Germany, The Netherlands, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, The United Kingdom.
The organisation is also represented on the EFNA Board by Ms Nancy van Hoylandt.
*At the moment EMEA uses the composite term ME/CFS for ease of reference/standardisation.