PRESS RELEASE: Ministry of Health will meet with associations that deal with Multiple Chemical Sensitivity in Spain next February 4th 2010 (Translation by Eva Caballé).
On January 15th 2010 the Secretary General of the Ministry of Health was interviewed on Carne Cruda, Spanish Radio 3 Program in a special show devoted to Multiple Chemical Sensitivity. He made the public commitment to meet with associations that deal with MCS between ten and twenty days after the show.
This press release is to bring you up to date on the process we are following. We want a clear process and we also want to make all of you part of it.
The meeting will be hold on February 4th 2010 in the Ministry of Health. Mr José Martínez Olmos, Secretary General of the Ministry of Health and Mr Alberto Infante Campos, General Director of Professional Planning, Cohesion of SNS and High Inspection will attend to the meeting representing the Ministry of Health. Following the Ministry of Health instructions, one person by each MCS Association will attend to the meeting and a lawyer and a doctor specialized in MCS too.
David Palma is coordinating this process selflessly.
We are now working on petitions document that will be signed by all MCS associations. This document will be given to the Ministry during the meeting, along with medical information about MCS.
List of MCS associations that are part of this process:
- Alas de Mariposa
- ALTEA - SQM
PLATAFORMA PARA LA FM ,SFC, SQM, reivindicación de derechos, Asociación Nacional
This press release is to announce that we are all working together to take advantage of this big opportunity. We all want the same thing: MCS to be formally recognized as a physical illness in Spain and we all want that all sufferers have the same rights as the other chronically ill people.