The NCD Alliance
The NCD Alliance uses targeted advocacy and outreach to ensure that NCDs are recognized as a major cause of poverty, a barrier to economic development and a global emergency. This is done by working with a wide range of partners and organizations, speaking with a united voice at key international meetings, and pressing governments to recognize that NCDs are a global development priority requiring an urgent response. (…) "We are an informal alliance of four international federations (IDF, UICC, worldheart, The Union) representing the four main NCDs outlined in the World Health Organization’s 2008-2013 Action Plan for NCDs: cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer, and chronic respiratory disease."
The NCD Action Network
The NCD Action Network is a civil society movement, increasing resources and inspiring action to address the global non-communicable disease (“NCD”) epidemic. (…) Recognizing the importance of mobilizing civic coalitions, leadership and heads of state to ensure a successful UN summit in September, the Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network (YP-CDN) launched NCD Action as a social movement to inspire civic action around the world. (…) “We are a global alliance of students, professionals and concerned citizens committed to improving the health of communities worldwide by addressing the growing epidemic of NCDs. We believe that the world needs a social movement to drive political action for the prevention of NCDs.”