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Advocacy Alliances

NORD works with many partners to achieve its advocacy goals. Current alliances include:

Alliance for Healthcare Reform

This is a partnership of patient advocates working together to ensure that key provisions of healthcare reform are implemented as intended. Read more.

Alliance for a Stronger FDA

NORD is a member of the Alliance for a Stronger FDA whose mission is to ensure the FDA has the resources it needs to protect patients and consumers. Read more.

National Council on Patient Information and Education

NORD is a member of this collaborative project to better inform the public on the appropriate use of medicine and improve public health. Read more.

Medication Access for Patients Rx (MAPRx)

NORD is a supporter of MAPRx, a unique initiative to advocate for persons with disabilities who rely on Medicare for their health needs. Read more.

United States Pharmacopoeia (USP)

NORD often consults the expertise of the USP, the nation's leading authority on prescription and over-the-counter medicines. Read more.


NORD is a member of this advocacy alliance that focuses on ensuring that research is a national health priority. Read more.

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