A WORLD WITHOUT ME

IAFME International Alliance for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis

WHO WE ARE

IAFME is a formal collaboration between national organizations representing patients with ME. IAFME’s purpose is to encourage an appropriate public health response from the World Health Organization (WHO) and its Member States to meet the needs of people living with ME in all countries around the world. IAFME has 12 organizations as members and has been formally constituted through a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), which lays down the governance and rules of functioning. The secretariat of IAFME is based in Geneva.

VISION

A world without Myalgic Encephalomyelitis

MISSION

Individually and collectively Alliance organizations seeks to improve the lives of people living with ME notably by advocating for an appropriate public health response from the World Health Organization (WHO) ans its Member States through a global advocacy movement on behalf of people affected by ME.

VALUES

IAFME’s values align with well established principles of global health:

  • Human rights based
  • Patient driven
  • Working with partnerships
  • Independent

OUR MEMBERS

WHAT WE DO