About the event

IAPO’s Asia-Pacific Patients Congress is our regional event which brings together the objectives of the Global Patients to the Asia-Pacific region. The Congress aims to bring together patient experts and health stakeholders including researchers, nurses, health financiers, regulators, health service providers and pharmaceutical industry representatives to map out how we can all harmonise and align our agendas with national health policies and plans on Universal Health Coverage in the region.

The 2020 Congress Programme will reflect on the impact of COVID-19, the ongoing developments and the next steps towards achieving UHC in the region in the midst of COVID-19.

 

Event themes

  • Impact of COVID-19 on patients and the next steps towards achieving UHC in the region in the midst of COVID-19.
  • Discussions on improving access to healthcare and the role of patient groups in advancing Universal Health Care (UHC) 
  • Capacity building of patient organizations including networking
  • Specific sessions on areas of interest such as patient advocacy, public policy including health economics, stakeholder engagement, regulatory policy including patient-focused drug development, clinical trial participation, patient safety, communications and organizational development such as resource mobilization and volunteering

 

Congress Programme

The Congress Planning Committee is working to update the final programme for December and will keep you updated. 

 

Venue 

New Delhi, India 

 

To learn more about becoming a becoming a partner in the regional patient movement by supporting the 2nd Asia Pacific Patients Congress, please contact: info@iapo.org.uk

 

Organisers