Government Reports on ME/CFS
Government reports on ME/CFS from the world's leading medical and research agencies.
World Health Organisation (WHO)
2019 - National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
The ME/CFS Advisory Committee Report to the NHMRC Chief Executive Officer (30 April 2019) recommends the use of the Canadian Consensus Criteria (CCC), International Consensus Criteria (ICC) and the Paediatric Primer.
The Summary of Recommendations can be found on page vi of the Report.
2015 - Institute of Medicine (IOM), US
Beyond Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Redefining an illness (2015)
The IOM is now known as the National Academies of Medicine (NAM).
Highlights from the report have been presented in slides.
National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), UK
NICE guidelines are presently being reviewed. Draft guidelines have been published.
Expected publication of the final report was to be 21 April 2021. It was rescheduled to be published on 18 August 2021.
On 17 August, NICE took the decision to pause publication of its updated guideline.
Last edited: 19 August, 2021