News Archive: October 2017

The Stop TB Partnership has launched its TB REACH initiative’s sixth wave of funding for innovative and out of the box ideas, strategies, initiatives, and technologies which aim to increase the number of people diagnosed and treated for TB, to decrease the time to appropriate treatment and to...
Call for patients to be recognised as key partners in the African Medicines Agency (AMA) On 4th – 5th July 2017, the International Alliance of Patient Organizations (IAPO) and the Uganda Alliance of Patients’ Organizations (UAPO) held the African Regional Meeting in Entebbe, Uganda,...
Del 15-17 de septiembre 2017, en la 6ta Conferencia de la Sociedad Internacional de Farmacoeconomía e Investigación de Resultados (ISPOR), Migdalia Denis, miembro de la junta de IAPO, Presidente y Fundadora de la Sociedad Latina de Hipertensión Pulmonar presentó “...
Mary Lynne van Poelgeest-Pomfret of World Federation of Incontinence Patients shows what patient empowerment can mean in practice and how the practical implementation can change the lives of our patients/citizens for the better. The World Federation of incontinent Patients show importance and...
Brian W. Wu of the Clinician Today shares his insights on the topic of internet and patient Empowerment. The effect the internet has had on nearly every aspect of life, including the role it has played in patient education and empowerment, cannot be understated. By sheer numbers, the internet...
IAPO member Danjuma Adda, Executive Director at Center for Initiative and Development (CFID)/ Chagro-Care Trust (CCT) in Taraba state, Nigeria, explores the issue of patient empowerment from an African perspective.
Patient Information Forum has held a series of conversations with long-term condition patients to understand their experiences of being provided with health information, and what opportunities exist to improve how information can support and empower them. From the conversations, the following key points have been identified;
El resumen de políticas de este mes se enfoca en el empoderamiento de los pacientes, un tema que apoya al plan de compromiso y empoderamiento 2017 de IAPO IAPO’s 2017 engagement and empowerment plan y que además es el tema del Día de Solidaridad con el Paciente de este a...