Partnerships Make Us Strong
Through our many local, provincial, national and international partnerships, HSC is playing a leadership role in the Canadian neurological community and the global HD community. Together, we are expanding services, leveraging resources, bolstering advocacy efforts and accelerating life-changing research.
Canadian Coalition for Genetic Fairness (CCGF): HSC chairs this alliance of 15 organizations dedicated to educating Canadians about genetic discrimination and pushing for positive change at the federal and provincial levels.
European Huntington’s Disease Network (EHDN): A critical partner “across the pond,” the EHDN provides a forum for working together and advancing clinical trials and research.
Health Charities Coalition of Canada (HCCC): As an executive member of the HCCC, HSC collaborates with more than two dozen other national charities to share best practices and advocate for better health policies in Canada.
HealthPartners: Being a part of this workplace giving program has raised significant funds for HSC and increased the awareness of HD across Canada. HSC is a proud partner of Healthpartners Canada, a group of sixteen of Canada’s most trusted health charities, who offer employees and retirees the opportunity to invest in direct services; public education; health promotion; and research through our unique partnership.
HD Buzz: HSC is proud to be a founding funder and ongoing supporter of this international initiative. The cost-effective and one-of-a-kind service delivers the latest HD research news in easy-to-understand language and is helping spark interest in upcoming clinical trials.
Huntington’s Disease Society of America (HDSA): HSC shares a close relationship with our counterparts south of the border. Whether collaborating through the International Huntington Association or through one-on-one projects like The Physician’s Guide, our partnership continues to thrive.Huntington Society of Quebec (HSQ): HSQ serves the distinct needs of Quebec while maintaining strong links with HSC. An HSQ representative sits on our board of directors, and we partner to ensure all Canadians have access to the services they need.
Huntington’s Disease Youth Organization (HDYO): HSC is a founding funder of this online community, which brings together young people affected by HD from around the world. By pooling our resources with other HD organizations to support HDYO, we are able to give youth a voice and deliver age-appropriate information and resources.
Innovative Medicines Canada (IMC): IMC represents Canada’s innovative pharmaceutical industry. They help their members discover, develop, and deliver innovative medicines and vaccines. Consisting of more than 50 companies, IMC is revolutionizing healthcare through the discovery and development of new medicines and vaccines; working to advance the field and enhance the wellbeing of Canadians. IMC believes in ensuring that Canadians have access to the innovative treatments they need and that their activities are a fundamental part of safeguarding our healthcare system for future generations.
International Huntington Association (IHA): HSC is a founding member and a current board member of this global forum dedicated to sharing best practices and resources with other HD organizations around the world.
Neurological Health Charities Coalition of Canada (NHCCC): By leveraging the collective strength of more than 20 organizations, including the HSC, this coalition works to influence federal policy and improve the lives of people with neurological diseases and their caregivers.
Year of the Brain:
Coordinated by the European Brain Council, with the support of over 200 patient, clinical and industry organisations, Year of the Brain will highlight the needs of the millions of Europeans currently affected by brain disease, while raising awareness of the importance of everyone nurturing and protecting their most vital asset – their brain.