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AD calls for inclusion of ME and FM in list of chronic conditions

Friday 13 April 2012

 

From Malta Today:

 

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ME and FM sufferers need to pay for the special
costly foodstuffs in view of intolerances and
gut problems and sensitivities.

AD calls for inclusion of ME and FM in list of chronic conditions

Saturday 31 March 2012 - 11:32

Alternattiva Demokratika calls for the inclusion of ME (Myalgic Encephalopathy) and FM (Fibromyalgia) in schedule which guarantees entitlement for free medicines.

[Maltese political party] Alternattiva Demokratika expressed its disappointment that ME (Myalgic Encephalopathy) and FM (Fibromyalgia) have not been included in the government's new list of chronic conditions, in the schedule V which guarantees entitlement for free medicines.

AD chairperson Michael Briguglio said "Persons with ME and FM face constant difficulties in their everyday life. They rely on various medicines according to their individual needs. Most also require alternative therapies and treatment, all of which are costly. Yet, given that ME and FM are not recognised as chronic illnesses or disability, they are not entitled to specific assistance."

Briguglio added that ME and FM sufferers also need to pay for the special costly foodstuffs in view of intolerances and gut problems and sensitivities. "To make matters worse, many persons with ME or FM cannot be in employment, which, in turn increases risk of poverty," the AD chairperson said.

 

The above, with comment, originally appeared here.

 


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