Membership

Voting Membership
SCD Organizations: Organizations whose mandate is SCD focused and operating at National or Regional level may complete voting membership application form here

Affiliate Membership
This class of membership has no voting rights at the meeting of General membership. This category is for individuals; non-National SCD organizations; health care professionals; educators and advocates; corporations; institutions (including centers of excellence, research and care provider organizations) and the industry. Members must subscribe to the mission of GASCDO.

Individuals: Individuals who subscribe to the mission of GASCDO may apply as individual affiliate member of GASCDO.

Benefits of membership include opportunities to tap into online trainings, join Global SCD Family Network (GSCDFN), receive newsletters and volunteer with GASCDO. Apply here

Non-National SCD organizations: SCD organizations who subscribe to the mission of GASCDO and whose scope of operation is provincial/state, county, municipal, and online/social media level may apply for not-for-profit affiliate membership.

Benefits of membership include opportunities to tap into online trainings; join working groups and GSCDFN; receive newsletters and implement GASCDO’s work plan (including advocacy initiatives) in your community. Complete membership application form here

Institutions: GASCDO is committed to knowledge exchange between care providers and health practitioners towards the best interest of patients impacted by SCD. It hopes to engage centers of excellence, research and care provider organizations to determine ongoing educational needs, opportunities, and challenges faced at an international, regional, and country level whereby GASCDO can facilitate and catalyze action towards supporting care providers globally.

Benefits of membership include opportunities to collaborate with GASCDO on global SCD initiatives.

To apply as an institution/care provider organization/center of excellence, click here

Industry Partners: GASCDO’s vision is to ensure equitable access to optimal care and treatment for all people with SCD worldwide, most especially those living in low resource countries. To move closer to this goal, it becomes doubly important to work in partnership with pharmaceuticals and other collaborators. GASCDO encourages pharmaceuticals with interest in SCD to apply for corporate membership.

Benefits of membership include opportunities to collaborate with and support GASCDO on global SCD initiatives.

To apply, click here

Note: To protect our credibility and independence, and to avoid conflicts of interest and the appearance of undue influence, partnership with any pharmaceutical company is solely to advance the mission and vision of GASCDO. The GASCDO will accept unrestricted financial support from the industry partners.