IACO Associate Members
The European Association Working for Carers, brings together carers’ organizations as well as relevant research & development organizations – a unique combination that enables evidence-based advocacy. Our network works to ensure that care is valued and unpaid care is recognized as central to the sustainability of health and long term care systems.
The Global Heart Hub is the first global non-profit organisation established to provide a voice for those affected by cardiovascular disease. We are an alliance of heart patient organisations, aiming to create a unified global voice for those living with or affected by heart disease. Our aim is to unite patient groups from every country in the world under the umbrella of the Global Heart Hub. Our combined mission is to raise awareness of heart disease and the challenges it presents in everyday life.
NHS England leads the National Health Service (NHS) in England. We set the priorities and direction of the NHS and encourage and inform the national debate to improve health and care. We want everyone to have greater control of their health and their wellbeing, and to be supported to live longer, healthier lives by high quality health and care services that are compassionate, inclusive and constantly-improving. NHS England shares out more than £100 billion in funds and holds organisations to account for spending this money effectively for patients and efficiently for the tax payer.
The Swedish Family Care Competence Centre in Kalmar, Sweden is commissioned by the Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare to perform the following tasks: create a national overview of the field of informal care; conduct research and development in this area; disseminate research results and examples of best practice; and support work within the municipalities, the health care sector, carer organizations and civil society organizations.