News Archive: July 2017

On 4 th - 5 th July 2017, 30 of IAPO’s member organizations and stakeholders, representing ten African countries, came together in Entebbe, Uganda, to attend our African Regional Meeting. The meeting culminated in delegates making a united call for a patient-centred African Medicines Agency (AMA),...
This year's road map for the fight against viral hepatitis continues to be led by the World Hepatitis Alliance as it aims to build on the momentum to meet the goal of eliminating hepatitis following the adoption of WHO’s global hepatitis elimination strategy in 2016 .
The Thalassaemia International Federation takes initiative and action through the establishment of a World Alliance representing multi-transfused individuals aiming to raise awareness and support the work of WHO and of all the governments, and also raise public awareness about the risks of transfusions that may stem from the non-implementation of security protocols and the lack of compliance with relevant resolutions. This is all for the promotion of Blood Safety and Availability.
As we prepare to mark World Hepatitis Day on 28th July, the Hepatitis Foundation of Ghana gives us an overview of the situation in Ghana as all countries in the African Region consider viral hepatitis an urgent public health issue with the burden of viral hepatitis believed to be one of the highest in this part of the world.
Kawaldip Sehmi, IAPO CEO, explores medicine regulation in Latin America to develop national capacity within medicines regulatory authorities to approve medicines in a timely manner and to ensure acceptable quality, safety and efficacy standards within their borders.
El Resumen de este mes está enfocado en la seguridad del paciente. La seguridad del paciente está estrechamente unida con el segundo tema clave del plan de empoderamiento y compromiso lanzado en el 2017 por IAPO: El acceso. Por otra parte, la seguridad del paciente representa por si sola una de las...