An unfortunate media release occurred in July this year. In discussing the Sexually Transmitted Infection, Mycoplasma genitalium (Mgen), a reference was made to this condition using the acronym MG. This is not the standard abbreviation used for this condition but unfortunately it was picked up by the journalists as a good headline. The article was shared with multiple media outlets and came to our attention via concerned members. Many letters have been sent from the Alliance highlighting the…

I have been a longtime receiver of the great benefits of Pilates exercises. During that that time I had the privilege of attending so called “Clinical Private Consultations”
As discussed in last month’s newsletter, the Committee anticipated becoming more involved with the MSBase working group for the eNID project. This
- Current financial members should have received a copy, either by mail or email, of the President’s

Our Annual General Meeting was held on Sunday, 9 September with approximately 30 people in attendance.  A big thank you to those who made the effort to come and support your association.    It was great to see that most people took the opportunity to stay for lunch and chat with friends old…

Since the newsletter went to publication we have been very lucky to have someone nominate for the permanent position of Secretary of the MGAQ.  More on this in the next newsletter.

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Conference: Dr Blum is again the Chairperson for the Neuro-Immunology Association who hold a conference every second year. With the Doctors gathered for this conference, it has previously presented an opportunity for our conference to follow. Dr Blum is happy to work towards this objective being achieved again in 2019. He will work towards creating a Brisbane Conference in mid-2019.

 

Medical Advisory Group for Myasthenics : The Committee drafted a 'Terms of…

The Myasthenia Gravis Association of Queensland Inc.
Annual General Meeting
WHEN: Sunday, 9 September - 10.00am for 10.15am sharp
WHERE: Aspley Hornets Football Club, 50 Graham Road, Carseldine
Lunch is available at the venue with a varied and reasonably priced menu. Tea and coffee will be…
The Myasthenia Alliance Australia has been speaking with some of the Australian neurologists who have expressed an interest in being involved with a national conference in Brisbane in 2019.  This would be a coup if it happens as traditionally the neurology conferences that are held in the days prior to our conferences have been in Sydney.  So, start saving your money so that you can attend this conference if and when we are able to confirm it.  More details will be…
4 July, 2014, the NSW Association for people with Myasthenia Gravis agreed to join with the Myasthenia Gravis Association of Queensland to form a National Alliance for Australians with a myasthenic condition. Congratulations to those initial members involved in making this commitment. 
The Associations are State registered entities and identify with State Regulations and Health Authorities. Prior to this day, there was no pathway for these…