International Advocacy Video Contest On Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia,
Gulf War Syndrome and Multiple Chemical Sensitivities
Coral Gables, Florida - Oct 11, 2006-
contest involves submission of videos that create and raise awareness
of the plight of individuals with neuroendocrineimmune disorders such
as chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), fibromyalgia (FM), Gulf War syndrome
(GWS) and multiple chemical sensitivities (MCS).
winners will be used as part of our international outreach campaign
to raise awareness to these illnesses.
It is estimated
that when combined, these illnesses affect over 20 million Americans.
The economic impact on our national economy is considerable, with billions
of dollars lost due to loss of productivity. (Source: Centers for Disease
Control & the National Institute of Health) Other country’s
economies are feeling similar impact.
will be chosen for each of the following categories in the languages
listed below for dissemination worldwide:
• Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
• Gulf War Syndrome
• Multiple Chemical Sensitivities
• AD HOC : Humor
Requirement, Guidelines and Video Selection
The message in each video category must be uplifting and it must create
and or raise awareness of the courage and determination that individuals
with neuroendocrineimmune disorders experience when facing adversity
caused by these illnesses. The message must include quality of life
issues that these individuals have to face daily in order to survive
Patient Alliance for Neuroendocrineimmune Disorders Organization
Research and Advocacy, Inc.
P.A.N.D.O.R.A. is built on Hope, strong on Advocacy
and through increased
Research a cure can be found for these illnesses.
Please visit our web site at www.pandoranet.info."