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Search Results: MCH Organizations

This list of organizations is drawn from the MCH Organizations Database. Contact information is the most recent known to the MCH Digital Library.

Displaying records 1 through 3 (3 total).

CFIDS Association of America (CFIDS)

Annotation: The CFIDS (Chronic Fatigue Immune Dysfunction Syndrome) Association of America (CFIDS) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to conquering Chronic Fatigue and Immune Dysfunction Syndrome by supporting research, education and public policy programs. The association serves as a clearinghouse for information on chronic fatigue syndrome. Members are people with chronic fatigue syndrome, their families, and others interested in the disease. The association provides information packets at no charge to the public, provides referrals, publishes The CFIDS Chronicle, sponsors conferences, and provides funding.

Keywords: Balance disorders, Chronic fatigue syndrome, Cytomegalovirus infections, Epstein-Barr virus, Human B-lymphotropic virus, Immunologic diseases

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders Information Clearinghouse (NIDCDIC)

Annotation: The National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) conducts and supports biomedical and behavioral research and training on disorders of hearing, balance, smell, taste, voice, speech, and language. The NIDCD Information Clearinghouse disseminates information and resources on human communication processes. The clearinghouse operates an information service, develops and distributes materials, and maintains a computerized database. Publications include a newsletter and a catalog. Some materials are available in Spanish. The Institute also provides referrals.

Keywords: Deafness, Balance disorders, Communication disorders, Government financing, Hearing disorders, Information services, Language, Language development, Language disorders, Medical research, Medical research, Self help clearinghouses, Smell, Speech, Taste disorders, Voice disorders

Vestibular Disorders Association (VEDA)

Annotation: Established in 1983, the Vestibular Disorders Association (VEDA) serves people with vestibular disorders and the health professionals who treat them by providing access to information, offering a support network, and elevating awareness of the challenges associated with these disorders. Publications include a quarterly newsletter, "On the Level," and full length books on Meniere's disease, BPPV, and the balance system. A catalog of approx. 70 short explanatory publications is available at Some materials are available in Spanish.

Keywords: Balance disorders, Benign positional vertigo, Communication disorders, Family support services, Health education, Hearing disorders, Information dissemination, Information services, Medical research, Menieres disease, Public awareness materials


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