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Join Kim and Andrew in Transforming ME/CFS Awareness

A collage of six photographs: Constantly shattered (shattered glass), Brain fog (cauliflower), Blue ball (virus), Shadow (even in my dreams), Blue tags (awaiting ECG), Sofa (where I sit).

Today, we’re thrilled to showcase the impactful work of Kim Eggers and Andrew Gifford, OMFCA supporters whose unwavering dedication to amplifying awareness and understanding of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) is truly inspiring. Meet Kim Eggers Kim Eggers has had ME for 34 years, and as such, is passionate about the mysteries of the disease […]

: Making ME/CFS Visible: A Personal Story of Struggle and Hope

Faten standing on a wooden structure at a beach, wearing jacket and beanie.

During OMFCA’s May Momentum campaign, we aim to raise awareness for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS). Today, we are honored to share the story of Faten, a dedicated OMFCA supporter from France. Faten’s experience highlights not only the challenges faced by those with ME/CFS, but also the resilience and strength of our community. Faten’s Story in Her […]

Watch Now! New Research Update from the Melbourne ME/CFS Collaboration

Picture of Dr. Christopher Armstrong along with the research update topic "Tracking the menstrual cycle in ME/CFS and Long COVID.” The OMFCA logo is featured at the bottom.

The Heart of the Matter   Hormones impact the immune system and energy metabolism, which are both considered major parts of the biological cause of ME/CFS.   Changes in hormone levels may impact the development of the disease and its severity.   The MELLOW project aims to measure fluctuations in hormones across the menstrual cycle, […]

Join Us in Accelerating Hope

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Every May, Open Medicine Foundation Canada (OMFCA) unites with supporters worldwide to mark International ME/CFS Awareness Day on May 12 through our annual May Momentum campaign. This pivotal time allows us to spotlight the profound challenges faced by those living with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) and to raise vital funds needed to propel OMFCA […]