The 2nd Asia Pacific Patients Congress was held as IAPO’s second fully digital congress on 3-4 December 2020 with over 3000 registered from 66 countries with 298 patient groups, who attended 20 sessions with 66 speakers from 16 countries. Patient groups and thousands of attendees drew...
Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a natural process of pathogens’ adaptation to the drugs we use to kill them, which should normally have a slow evolution-like pace. Our inappropriate use of common antibiotics, antiviral agents and other drugs on all fronts of human and animal health...
On Monday 16th November 2020, IAPO board members Karen Alparce-Vilanueva, Dr Neda Milevska-Kostova and Bisi Bright, represented IAPO at the 8th Edition of the Geneva Health Forum where they were part of a multi-stakeholder panel within which a stimulating discussion took place around the topic of...
Since our establishment, IAPO has been dedicated to fighting antimicrobial resistance (AMR) , through development of various policy briefs, analyses, educational materials and advocacy toolkits for its members and patient organisations worldwide in order to turn global best practices into concrete...
Published on: 18 November 2020 18-24 November 2020 World Antimicrobial Awareness Week (WAAW) aims to increase awareness of global antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and to encourage best practices among the general public, health workers and policy makers to avoid the further emergence and spread of...
The Geneva Health Forum will hold its 8th Edition from November 16 - 18 2020 and IAPO will be hosting the following two events: Promoting expert patients as co-creators and disseminators: Prior, during and after the pandemic 16 November 2020, 15:15 – 16:15 CET This session will aim to provide...
In our commitment to broadening the participation of patient organizations at our 2nd Asia Pacific Patients Congress (APPC 2020), we have set up an Open Call for IAPO Members’ and other patient organizations’ participation. As an online event, APPC 2020 will offer opportunities to...
Women are under-represented in science. Only 22 women have been awarded a Nobel Prize in physics, chemistry, or medicine since Marie Curie in 1903, compared to 592 men. The United Nations has marked 2020 as a pivotal year for advancing gender equality worldwide and we have heard the call...
On 16 -17th September 2020, over 1200 patient advocates from 101 countries came together for the virtual 9 th Global Patients Congress (GPC 2020) under the theme co-creation in innovative healthcare during Covid-19. Arising from the event, was the following call to action: The 9 th Global Patients...
In observance of the 2nd World Patient Safety Day (WPSD), IAPO is launching virtual interactive World Patient Safety Day 2020 map. This map aims to visualize global commitments and unite all stakeholders in their efforts to advocate for and contribute to better patient and health worker safety in...

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