$lyme with Jenna Luche-Thayer

 In Health, Human Rights, Lyme Disease, Lyme persisters

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Date: May 6, 2019

Episode Description

“By repetition, each lie becomes an irreversible fact upon which other lies are constructed.”

—​John Le Carré

Tests are inaccurate, doctors are uneducated, medical practices are unethical, science is fraudulent, and patients are suffering.  The medical world is in complete denial that Lyme disease is affecting people as often and as severely as it is.  With many left suffering and no where to turn, this leaves a gap in health care that patients are falling into.  Jenna Luché-Thayer is discussing her book $lyme: How Medical Codes Mortally Wound Corruption and Scientific Fraud.”

Guest Information

Jenna Luché-Thayer, MIA, Founder and Director, Ad Hoc Committee for Health Equity in ICD11 Borreliosis Codes. She is a former Senior Advisor to the US Government and the United Nations and is currently assisting institutions and communities to build a humane and rights based patient-centered response to the global borreliosis pandemic. Luché-Thayer has 33 years of policy and grassroots experience in 42 countries and works across the globe to help institutions remedy entrenched practices of discrimination that interfere with their higher purpose.  Her expertise includes government transparency, accountability, human rights and political representation of marginalized groups.

Luché-Thayer has worked with governments, the United Nations, nonprofits, corporate world and has over 75 publications and her awards include: International Woman’s Day Award for Exemplary Dedication and Contributions to Improving the Political and Legal Status of Women (US government), Highest Ranking Technical Area in Accomplishment, Innovation and Comparative Advantage for United Nations Capital Development Fund, the International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society Power of Lyme Award 2018.

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