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Age Action Alliance

Age Action Alliance was launched in 2011 in response to a growing recognition of the need to respond to an ageing society.

In particular, to bring together older people and cross sector organisations to work together to celebrate the opportunities and address the challenges of our ageing demographics.

AGE Platform Europe

AGE Platform Europe (a.i.s.b.l.) is a European network of around 167 organisations of and for people aged 50+ which aims to voice and promote the interests of the 150 million senior citizens in the European Union and to raise awareness on the issues that concern them most.

Age UK

Age UK brings together two earlier large charities (Age Concern and Help the Aged) and aims to improve later life for everyone through our information and advice, services, campaigns, products, training and research. Age UK is the only UK charity to focus research funds exclusively on later life.

Agence Nationale pour la Promotion de la Petite et Moyenne Entreprise

The National Agency for Promotion of Small and Medium Sized Enterprises – Agence  Nationale pour la Promotion de la Petite et Moyenne Entreprise (ANPME) – is the operational instrument of Moroccan public authorities for SMEs’ support and development.

British Association of Prosthetists and Orthotists

British Association of Prosthetists and Orthotists (BAPO) was established to encourage high standards of prosthetic and orthotic practice. It is committed to Continued Professional Development and education to enhance standards of prosthetic and orthotic care.

British Obesity Society


The British Obesity Society (BOS) was established in 2011 to represent the interests of people both living with and working in the field of obesity. It works to improve services and develop a healthier community in the UK. BOS is committed to help make a difference to people whose lives are plagued by obesity.


Confédération des Entreprises du Maroc

The Confederation of Moroccan Companies - Confédération des Entreprises du Maroc (CGEM) – is a private association gathering Moroccan businesses of different sizes and sectors (industry, commerce and services), 95% of which correspond to SMEs. CGEM is a powerful representative in dealings with the Public Authorities and the social partners. 

Diabetes UK

Diabetes UK is the leading charity that cares for, connects with and campaigns on behalf of every person affected by or at risk of diabetes. It provides information, help and peer support, so people with diabetes can manage their condition effectively and is one of the largest funders of diabetes research in the UK.

Drugwatch advocates for people to make a stand against prescription drugs that have harmful side effects and medical devices that cause damage. They do this by providing accurate, comprehensive information about these commonly used drugs and devices and by answering questions raised by people who contact them.Their mission is to help their users evaluate if they have a legal case because of life-changing side effects or complications that were caused by a device maker or a drug company. 


esDIABETES, TÓMATELA EN SERIO, aims to increase the awareness among patients, the healthcare community and the general public about the importance of developing healthy habits to control diabetes.

European Association for the Study of Diabetes

European Association for the Study of Diabetes whose aims are to encourage and support research in the field of diabetes, the rapid diffusion of acquired knowledge and to facilitate its application.

European Association for the Study of Obesity

European Association for the Study of Obesity (EASO) considers obesity to be a health, research, and societal priority.  It promotes the study of obesity as well as facilitating and engaging in actions that reduce the burden of unhealthy excess weight in Europe through prevention and management.

European Enterprise Network

European Enterprise Network (EEN)-partnering opportunities is a network that supports those that need a certain technology or innovation to complete their business or a business application for their technology.

Federación de Diabéticos Españoles

The Federación Española de Técnicos Ortopédicos (FETOR) (Spanish Federation of Orthopaedic Technicians) is an active, plural and open federation with one aim: to work always for the improvement of any aspect that affects or may affect orthopaedic technicians, both with regard to the relationships between them and with the Administration.

Fundación para la Diabetes

The Fundación para la Diabetes (Diabetes Foundation) is a non-profit organisation aimed to contribute to the prevention and treatment of diabetes and its related conditions, and to the improvement of the quality of life of diabetics.

Global AgeWatch

HelpAge International's Global AgeWatch Index ranks countries by how well their ageing populations are faring. It is based on four domains that are key enablers of older people's wellbeing: income, health, capability and enabling environment.

HelpAge International

HelpAge International is a global network of organisations that helps older people claim their rights, challenge discrimination and overcome poverty, so that they can lead dignified, secure, active and healthy lives.


HOOP UK aims to be ‘the go to’ organisation in the UK for support for those struggling with the issues surrounding weight management and obesity. It aims to facilitate increased awareness and engage with the public on the issues of childhood and adult obesity. This is achieved through working with media, the web, lobbying of local, regional and national organisations (public and private sector).

Institute for Preventive Foot Health

The Institute for Preventive Foot Health (IPFH) is a non-profit private foundation committed to raising awareness about the importance of caring for the feet through education, research and the identification of methods demonstrated by clinical research to prevent, treat and manage painful conditions and diseases affecting the feet, mobility, functional status and quality of life.

Instituto Tomás Pascual Sanz

The Instituto Tomás Pascual Sanz (Tomás Pascual Sanz Institute) for Nutrition and Health was created with the purpose of becoming a model for training, dissemination and accurate information actions in the field of nutrition, healthy habits, and health care in general.

International Federation of Podiatrists

International Federation of Podiatrists is an international not-for-profit association focused on global leadership and the development of podiatric medicine around the world.

Joseph Rowntree Foundation

Joseph Rowntree Foundation (Jrf) is an endowed foundation funding a UK-wide research and development programme one of whose aims is to respond positively to the opportunities and challenges of an ageing society.


Marocexport is an on-line market place for Moroccan exporting companies.

Moroccan Federation of Leather Industries

FEDIC, Moroccan Federation of Leather Industries, includes all branches of leather industry, including shoe industry, leather, tannery, upholstery and related industries in leather sector as suppliers of glue, machinery and equipment for the industry. The willingness of FEDIC members is to accelerate the development of the sector in achieving the various action plans related to the adopted strategy.

Moroccan Ministry of Health

The Moroccan Ministry of Health is responsible for the development and implementation of government policy related to population health.

Moroccan Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Investment and Digital Economy

The Moroccan Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Investment and Digital Economy is responsible for designing and implementing government policies related to industry, commerce and advanced technologies subject to the powers allocated to other Ministry Departments, in accordance with laws and regulations in force.

Moroccan Office for Intellectual Property Rights

The Moroccan Office for Intellectual Property Rights – Office Marocain de la Propriété Industrielle et Commerciale (OMPIC) – is in charge of administrative formalities and paperwork aiming at IPR protection. 

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) conducts and supports basic and clinical research on many of the most serious diseases affecting public health.

National Obesity Forum

The National Obesity Forum is an independent professional organisation for tackling diabetes, heart diseases and weight related problems.

Obesity Action Campaign

The aim of Obesity Action Campaign is to raise awareness of obesity and it’s adverse health consequences, through lobbying parliament together with public and private engagement events; support research into obesity and its health consequences; educate mothers and adolescents about obesity and its adverse consequences.


The Online Best Evidence Service In Tackling obesitY+ (OBESITY+) is sponsored by the Canadian Obesity Network/Réseau canadien en obésité and provided by McMaster University’s Health Information Research Unit. OBESITY+ provides access to the current best evidence about the causes, course, diagnosis, prevention, treatment, and economics of obesity and its related metabolic and mechanical complications.

Observatorio de la Nutrición y de Estudio de la Obesidad

The Observatorio de la Nutrición y de Estudio de la Obesidad (Observatory of Nutrition and of he Study of Obesity) was created as an information system for determining the nutritional situation and obesity evolution of the Spanish population and to act as a meeting point between all actors involved in which the objectives of the NAOS Strategy come together (promotion of healthy diets and regular physical exercise).


Orthoinfo is the patient information web site of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Our site contains over 600 articles about fractures, sports injuries, joint replacement and other orthopaedic topics written specially for patients and families.

Public Health England Obesity Knowledge and Intelligence

The Public Health England Obesity Knowledge and Intelligence provides a single point of contact for wide-ranging authoritative information on data, evaluation, evidence and research related to weight status and its determinants.

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