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Media Essentials

Spokesperson, facts, photos, and more.

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Spokesperson

Penelope McMillan

Chair, ME/CFS SA Inc.
Board member ME/CFS Australia Ltd.
pmcmillan@mecfssa.org.au

Penelope can be heard speaking in this podcast.


Briefing Paper

ME/CFS South Australia has a one-page briefing paper explaining the illness, with up-to-date data on ME/CFS in Australia.
Please email or phone 1300 128 339 for the current version.


How to report with accuracy and sensitivity on contested illnesses

Image of poster

Reporting
Feature article by science writer, Julie Rehmeyer, on how to write about ME/CFS

Images
Poster on how to represent ME/CFS accurately in images

Language
Use of the word 'fatigue' has created misunderstanding, dismissal and stigma for people with ME/CFS and has hindered progress in ME/CFS research and clinical practice.
It is important to differentiate between fatigue, chronic fatigue, chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) and myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME).


Photo Gallery

For use with attribution to ME/CFS South Australia Inc.
ME/CFS South Australia Inc. retains copyright of these images.


Further information

Let us know what aspect of ME/CFS you are interested in. We are more than happy to talk and provide the appropriate material. Please contact us.

Last edited: 26 August, 2021