Join the NCD Alliance Common Interest Group
The NCD Alliance Common Interest Group (CIG) has been established to create a powerful network group of like minded civil society* organizations who wish to work together to achieve the NCD Alliance six key objectives:
1. NCD / disease national plans for all
2. Improved lifestyles
3. Strengthened health systems
4. Global access to affordable and good quality medicines
5. A tobacco free world
6. Human rights for people with NCDs
CIG members receive the latest updates and news on global NCD advocacy and the UN Summit. CIG members are also invited to join monthly webinars featuring guest speakers and members of the NCD Alliance. The webinars present an opportunity for CIG members to ask questions and share comments, as well as receive the latest news and persepectives on the global fight against NCDs.
How to join the CIG
Please click here to apply to the NCD Alliance Common Interest Group
Upcoming CIG Webinars
To be announced.
Membership of the NCD Alliance CIG is free and open to civil society organizations with an interest in NCDs, their risk factors and the UN NCD Summit taking place in September 2011.
Organizations joining the CIG will:
> Share information, contribute ideas and work as a partner to support the work of the NCD Alliance
> Support NCD Alliance objectives
> Be listed on ncdalliance.org
> Encourage their members to support the NCD Alliance UN NCD Summit objectives
The NCD Alliance will communicate regularly to CIG members through e-mail and teleconferences.
* “The term civil society to refer to the wide array of non-governmental and not-for-profit organizations that have a presence in public life, expressing the interests and values of their members or others, based on ethical, cultural, political, scientific, religious or philanthropic considerations. Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) therefore refer to a wide of array of organizations: community groups, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), labor unions, indigenous groups, charitable organizations, faith-based organizations, professional associations, and foundations.”
Reference: World Bank, http://web.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/TOPICS/CSO/0,,contentMDK:201014...)