The CFIDS Association of America is the largest and most active charitable organization dedicated to chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), also known as chronic fatigue and immune dysfunction syndrome (CFIDS). Since 1987, the Association has invested more than $30.4 million in initiatives to bring an end to the pain, disability and suffering caused by CFS.
For CFS to be widely understood, diagnosable, curable and preventable.
To stimulate research aimed at the
early detection, objective diagnosis and effective treatment of CFS through
expanded public, private and commercial investment.
Our Core Values:
To lead with integrity, innovation and purpose.
The CFIDS Association offers information and resources to patients, family members, caregivers, support groups, media professionals the general public and health care professionals. The Association focuses its resources on research, policy and communications that will advance understanding, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of CFS. We are grateful to all those who support our vital work.
FAQs about the Association
CEO's message, "Putting Research First" (Mar. 14, 2011)