News Archive: June 2016

IAPO Governing Board Member Matthias Wienold wrote a blog for the British Medical Journal about online patient groups and the value they bring.
La contribución de Isabel Rolando, presidenta de Concebir. Concebir fue fundada hace 20 años y Miembro de la International Alliance of Patients’ Organizations desde el Congreso de Budapest de 2007.
Bladder problems are not an inevitable part of aging. Find out more during World Continence Awareness Week, 20-26 June 2016.
We will be welcoming Androulla Eleftheriou, Executive Director of Thalassaemia International Federation, to our Governing Board in August 2016. Androulla answered a few questions about her work, what she brings to IAPO and why she is involved in patient advocacy work.
We will be welcoming Andrew Spiegel, Executive Director of Global Colon Cancer Association, to our Governing Board in August 2016. Andrew answered a few questions about his work, what he brings to IAPO and why he is involved in patient advocacy work.
Since the 7th Global Patients Congress in April, IAPO CEO Kawaldip Sehmi and Board Member Matthias Wienold have written several blogs for the world-renowned British Medical Journal.
Once again the auspicious ninth lunar month in the Islamic calendar is here! It's an exciting time for many of our Muslim patient members and their families as they plan to fulfil their obligations to fast for a month starting around 7th June 2016.
World Health Assembly, 23-28 May 2016. IAPO held three side meetings and addressed the Assembly on three pressing patient issues: large scale emergencies, health of migrants and primary care.