Events: May 2017

5 May 2017
Hand hygiene in healthcare is the driving force behind SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands ​ campaign promoted by the World Health Organization (WHO) . Healthcare associated infections are still a plague affecting millions of victims who come to hospitals to be cured without realizing hospitals may also...
10 May 2017
What is lupus? Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease that causes the immune system to attack the body’s connective tissue and organs. Parts of the body affected can include the joints, kidneys, heart, lungs, brain, blood and skin. Up to 500,000 people in Europe have lupus. 90% of people with...
10 May 2017
With the theme of “Sustaining the Momentum for Regulatory Harmonization in Africa”, the overall goal of the conference is to review progress and deliberate on actions for sustaining the momentum for regulatory systems strengthening and harmonisation in Africa. Set to take place in...
22 May 2017 to 31 May 2017
Dates: 22–31 May 2017 Place: Geneva, Switzerland The World Health Assembly is the decision-making body of WHO. It is attended by delegations from all WHO Member States and focuses on a specific health agenda prepared by the Executive Board. The main functions of the World Health Assembly are...
26 May 2017
In collaboration with our partners Thalassaemia International Federation (TIF ) , World Federation of Hemophilia (WFH) and International Society of Blood Transfusion (ISBT), IAPO will be holding a side event entitled “Safeguarding blood safety for the multi-transfused patients” at the...
29 May 2017
The European Patient Academy on Therapeutic Innovation (EUPATI) will hold a guidance webinar on patient involvement in ethical review of clinical trials. The webinar set for 29 May 2017 17:00 to 18:30 CET, will cover patient involvement in ethical review of clinical trials with special emphasis on...
31 May 2017
With theme "Tobacco- a threat to development", the day will be marked to propose measures that the government and the public should take to promote health and development by confronting the global tobacco crisis...