European Myalgic Encephalomyelitis Alliance
The European Myalgic Encephalomyelitis Alliance (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). Its objectives are 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 member organisations in the following countries: Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Germany, The Netherlands, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, The United Kingdom.
*At the moment we understand the necessity to use the composite term ME/CFS for ease of reference/standardisation.