ME in Denmark

There Is Something Right In The State Of Denmark


        From Invest In ME Research.   Following excellent work by European ME Alliance-Denmark member Dansk ME Foreningen, and work and input by those such as European ME Clinicians Council member Dr Jesper Mehlsen, there is now unified support in the Danish parliament for separating ME G93.3 from Functional Disorders and acknowledgment […]

Denmark: MP’s Will Vote Whether To Recognise ME As WHO-Defined Disease !


    From #MEAction.   This past Tuesday, March 12, Danish Health MPs unanimously agreed on a declaration that will recognise myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) as a distinct disease, remove it from the “functional somatic syndromes” category, and promote the World Health Organization (WHO) diagnostic codes for ME. Parliament will vote on the declaration this Thursday, […]

Karina Hansen News + A Battle With NICE (The UK’s National Institute For Health And Care Excellence)

Valerie Eliot-Smith

    By Valerie Eliot-Smith in [NOTE: a brief personal update Last year I went to live abroad. I wrote about this change in my February 2017 post PAUSE-REVIEW-REFLECT: towards a bigger picture? [revised version . As of September 2018, I am now UK-based again. While I was away, I continued my work assisting and advising members of the […]

Karina Hansen 4: Timeline, Torture And Tragedy

Karina Hansen

    By Valerie Eliot-Smith.   A re-publish of a report from April 2016 which has to be brought to everyone’s attention. A brief re-cap  Karina (pictured) lives in Denmark. In 2008, she was diagnosed with severe Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME). The diagnosis was disputed and in February 2013, then aged 24, she was forcibly removed from […]

Karina Hansen 2: The Ghost In The Room


  A report by Valerie Eliot-Smith.   January 2016. A young woman sits in a wheelchair in a Danish rehabilitation centre. She mumbles incomprehensibly to herself from time to time but is otherwise unresponsive. With her is a close family member. She shows no signs of recognising him. Is this the fate of “Karina Hansen: […]

Karina Hansen


  Story from The ME Global Chronicle   Karina Hansen – In Hostage Of The Danish Psychiatric System . Karina Hansen is a 26-year-old Danish Severe Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) patient. Unfortunately, Karina’s story is no ordinary disabled persons story Karina, with the help of her parents, was struggling with an unknown disease from the age […]

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