Members

The European Chronic Disease Alliance (ECDA) is a coalition of 10 European health organisations sharing the same interests in combating preventable chronic diseases through European policies that impact health. ECDA represents millions of chronic disease patients and over 200 000 health professionals. ECDA’s mission is to reverse the alarming rise in chronic diseases by providing leadership and policy recommendations based on contemporary evidence.

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    European Association for the Study of the Liver
    European Cancer Organisation
    European Heart Network
    European Kidney Health Alliance
    European Respiratory Society

    European Society of Cardiology

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    European Society of Hypertension
    European Society for Medical Oncology
    International Diabetes Federation Europe

    EAACI European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology

     

     

     

The European COPD Coalition (ECC) contributed significantly to the work as a member of the ECDA until 2018. 

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Full members

Organisations wishing to become full members should fulfill the following criteria:

  • European Scope – only European Associations can be full members
  • Not for Profit & Non-Governmental Organisation
  • Representing a disease or a group of diseases with common risk factors (e.g. tobacco use, poor nutrition, physical inactivity, alcohol consumption and environmental factors)
  • Activity related to the prevention of chronic non communicable diseases
  • Associations funded by the pharmaceutical industry must have more than one company pharmaceutical sponsor
  • Must have at least one health professional and/or patient organizations/disease-specific charity representative in their Board
  • Active promotion and involvement in the activities carried out by the Alliance
  • Upload information about ECDA on their website and actively disseminate information about the ECDA

Benefits of full members are:

  • Member of the steering committee, and invitation to attend all meetings (approximately 4 a year)
  • Possibility of being part of the spokesperson task force of the Alliance – this will depend on the topic addressed and the circumstances when a spokesperson is needed
  • Participate in drafting of all position papers or other official communication
  • Receive all relevant information on activities of the Alliance
  • Have their logo in all ECDA documents and/or ECDA header/joint logo
  • Have one voting right

Annual fee: EUR 3,000 + EUR 300 (VAT excl.) contribution to cover operating costs

Associate Members

Organisations wishing to become associate members should fulfill the following criteria:

  • International or National Scope
  • Not for Profit & Non-Governmental Organisation
  • Representing a disease or a group of diseases with common risk factors (e.g. tobacco, physical activity, nutrition, alcohol, environment)
  • Activity related to the prevention of chronic non communicable disease
  • Associations funded by the pharmaceutical industry must have more than one pharmaceutical company sponsor
  • Must have at least one health professional and/or patient organizations/disease specific charity representative in their Board

Benefits of associate members are:

  • Receive all relevant information regarding the activities of the Alliance
  • Participate in one meeting a year with full members, i.e. Steering Committee
  • Participate in all public meetings organized by ECDA
  • Have their logo on all ECDA documents and information materials but not included in the joint ECDA logo/header
  • No voting right

Annual fee: EUR 1,000 (VAT excl.)

The application form can be downloaded here and should be send by e-mail to ECDA Secretariat.