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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

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From: William T Francis

Dear Ministry of Health,

Please provide:

* Details on the Ministry of Health's intention to update its stance and propagation of official information and guidelines regarding Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and its classification, considering the most recent reference was published in 2004 [0].

* The Ministry of Health's current stance toward CFS' classification ("complex illness" or "disability" or other), considering the US VA's rating for CFS varies between 10% and 100%, and considering modern research and recent findings that it is not psychosomatic[1].

0 - https://www.health.govt.nz/system/files/...

1 - https://www.nzdoctor.co.nz/article/undoc...

Yours faithfully,

William T Francis

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Kia ora

 

Thank you for your request for official information received on 29 March
2021 for:

 

“*Details on the Ministry of Health's intention to update its stance and
propagation of official information and guidelines regarding Chronic
Fatigue Syndrome and its classification, considering the most recent
reference was published in 2004 [0].

 

* The Ministry of Health's current stance toward CFS' classification
("complex illness" or "disability" or other), considering the US VA's
rating for CFS varies between 10% and 100%, and considering modern
research and recent findings that it is not psychosomatic[1].

 

0 -
https://www.health.govt.nz/system/files/...

 

1 -
https://scanmail.trustwave.com/?c=15517&...

 

The Ministry's reference number for your request is: H202103702.

 

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Please find attached a letter regarding your request for information.

 

Ngā mihi

 

 

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Ministry of Health

E: [1][email address]

 

 

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