The Global Parkinson's Pledge was launched to inspire a global
Parkinson’s movement to make Parkinson’s a priority health, social, and economic issue and to advance research to find a cure.
Advancing the Cure | Providing the Care | Raising the Consciousness
More than 25,000 people from 113 countries have signed the pledge. Have YOU signed it?
By signing the pledge, you will be joining a global Parkinson's
movement for change. The Pledge is the lasting legacy of the World
Parkinson Congress 2010 in Glasgow, Scotland. It will be used by the global
Parkinson's community to highlight the urgency of better care for people
with Parkinson's and when we reach 100,000 signatures, we will present this pledge to the World Health Organisation
and other leading government bodies to help showcase the urgent need to
invest in better care options for people living with chronic
degenerative disease such as Parkinson's.
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Read messages of support for the Parkinson's Pledge from around the world and send us YOUR organization's statement of support at email@example.com
Parkinson's Movement fully endorses the aims and objectives of the Parkinson's Pledge. Parkinson's is a world problem and requires concerted global action by the Parkinson's community to bring an end to this pernicious disease. Parkinson's Movement stands shoulder to shoulder with the WPC in supporting this initiative.
Jon Stamford, PhD
Parkinson's Disease Society Singapore is pleased to support
the pledge that has been issued by the WPC 2010 attendees. We encourage
Government, medical sector as well as other concerned family and
friends, to sign the pledge. This pledge will be our ongoing statement
for the future of all People with Parkinson's.
Parkinson's Disease Society Singapore
The World Parkinson Congress is pleased to be able to launch
this Global Parkinson's Pledge written and designed for the
international Parkinson's community. As a pledge open to anyone touched
by Parkinson's, it reminds us that moving the Parkinson's agenda forward
is something everyone can participate in. You don't have to be a
politician or world leader to sign this pledge. The more names we gather
on the pledge, the bigger the message will be regarding how many
people are affected by this disease and the quicker we'll draw attention
to our need to offer better care for patients and in finding a cure.
Stanley Fahn, M.D.
Former President & Founder
World Parkinson Coalition Inc
This pledge is a solid statement of our common mission to end
Parkinson's and care for those who live with it, but pledges in
themselves are not self-executing. They require the dedicated action of
many thousands of individuals, toiling quietly in clinics, government
agencies, corporate boardrooms and many other places to get the actual
work done. It is the challenge of this action that inspires the
Parkinson's Disease Foundation in the United States and the many other
organizations around the world that work tirelessly and passionately to
execute this pledge. As our U.K. colleagues like to say, let's "get a
Robin Anthony Elliott
Parkinson's Disease Foundation
The launch of the World Parkinson Congress Declaration is an exciting
opportunity for the international Parkinson's community to bring
attention to Parkinson's disease as a major health, social and economic
priority. This Declaration is another step forward in building a global
Parkinson's movement. Parkinson Society Canada is committed to being an
active participant in this ongoing collaboration that will benefit the
6.3 million people living with Parkinson's around the world.
Le lancement de la déclaration du Congrès mondial sur la
maladie de Parkinson offre une occasion unique à tous ceux, partout dans
le monde, qui sont touchés par la maladie de Parkinson d'attirer
l'attention sur cette maladie et d'en faire une priorité en matière de
santé, de société et d'économie. Cette déclaration contribue à la
création d'un mouvement mondial visant à combattre la maladie de
Parkinson. La Société Parkinson Canada est déterminée à participer
activement à cette collaboration continue qui bénéficiera aux 6,3
millions de personnes atteintes de la maladie de Parkinson dans le
Parkinson Society Canada
We're championing the global Parkinson's pledge because we are
passionate about finding a cure and improving life for everyone affected
It's easy to get involved and make a real difference to the lives of
people with Parkinson's and you'll be joining a vibrant global
Parkinson's community to work towards finding a cure. So join me and
sign up today.
Parkinson's Australia is pleased to support the pledge that has
been issued by the WPC 2010 attendees. We encourage all Members of the
various State bodies, as well as other concerned family and friends, to
sign the pledge. This pledge will be our ongoing statement for the
future of all People with Parkinson's.
John Silk, OAM
Former Vice President