The Australian Chronic Disease Prevention Alliance (ACDPA) provides an independent voice advocating for policy to prevent disease and improve outcomes. Our membership is underpinned by shared risk factors for chronic diseases, including overweight and obesity, unhealthy eating, and physical inactivity.
Cancer Council Australia
National Heart Foundation of Australia
Kidney Health Australia
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ACDPA is guided by a CEO Steering Committee, which comprises the Chief Executive Officer from each member organisation and Executive Officer. The Chair rotates among member organisations.
Chris Forbes (Chair) - Chief Executive Officer, Kidney Health Australia
Mark Brooke - Chief Executive Officer, Lung Foundation Australia
Prof Tanya Buchanan – Chief Executive Officer, Cancer Council Australia
Justine Cain – Group Chief Executive Officer, Diabetes Australia
David Lloyd – Chief Executive Officer, Heart Foundation
Sharon McGowan – Chief Executive Officer, Stroke Foundation
Lucy Westerman - ACDPA Executive Officer
Find out what motivates our Chair Chris Forbes in this 5 minute Q&A.
The ACDPA Government Relations and Communications Advisory Groups comprise representatives from all member organisations to jointly progress ACDPA's priorities around increasing prevention, risk assessment and early detection, and creating healthier environments.
The NCD Alliance brings together a global network of more than 2,000 organisations in 170 countries to elevate chronic diseases (noncommunicable diseases or NCDs) prevention and management on the global health and development agenda.
Find out about ACDPA's history