Case study 3: promoting patient-centred healthcare

Promoting Patient-Centred Healthcare in the Western Pacific: The experience of the Alliance for Patients’ Mutual Help Organizations.  

IAPO member case study  

What was achieved?

The Alliance for Patients’ Mutual Help Organizations, a network of 42 patients’ organizations who have been advocating for patient-centred healthcare in the Western Pacific. Using IAPO publications as advocacy tools the Alliance have achieved:

  • Changes to stop smoking and vaccination policy
  • Tightened regulations on unregistered drugs
  • Patient representatives on government committees  

Find out more

To find out more about the work of the Alliance in the Western-Pacific, read the case study.