A consortium of health organizations founded in 1978, the NGO Forum is committed to the rights-based design and implementation of global health policy. International in its membership, the NGO Forum for Health is a registered non-profit association based in Geneva, Switzerland. The Forum offers its members an information exchange and serves as a platform for advocacy and concerted action. The consortium works with the UN system and in partnership with other organizations of civil society. the Forum is a Core Group Member of the Global Coalition for Social Protection Floors (www.socialprotectionfloorscoalition.org).