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  • AFFTER (Advocates for Fibromyalgia Funding, Treatment, Education and Research) AFFTER (Advocates for Fibromyalgia Funding, Treatment, Educa...

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Mission Statement

To participate in activities that increase awareness and understanding of fibromyalgia in the public, medical community and patient population. To organize charitable activities to specifically fund research and education that could lead to finding a cure or more effective treatments for fibromyalgia.

Description

A 502(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, run by volunteers, most of whom suffer from fibromyalgia and/or chronic fatigue syndrome (FMS/CFS) We have a solid organization in place with a proressional Board of Directors and a strong Medical Advisory Committee, including top researchers in the field. These researchers actively participate in FMS/CFS research and provide AFFTER with their updates. We publish newsletters to share this knowledge, as well as a variety of other information on treatments, coping, etc. There are board members who are responsible for coordinateing fund raising activities, educational projects and conferences, networking with other groups, publications, internet and publicity. We work with our Medical Advisory Committee to help help with education, and to direct us on how to fund research projects that will benefit FMS patients worldwide.

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http://www.AFFTER.org

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