On 13th -14th November 2019, 145 of IAPO's member organizations and stakeholders, representing 25 countries came together in Taipei, Taiwan(R.O.C) to attend our Asia Pacific Patients Congress. The Congress was co-hosted by by the International Alliance of Patients' Organizations and its...
We welcome Lupus and Allied Diseases Association, to IAPO. To help the rest of the network get to know them, they have answered a few questions about the interesting work they do, why they are involved in patient advocacy and their thoughts and expectations as they join IAPO. Why are you involved...
IAPO is conducting a series of global surveys to shadow and assess the roll out of Universal Health Coverage and factors affecting patients' access to safe , quality, acceptable and affordable healthcare globally. We are inviting you to participate in it. The level of access to healthcare that...
First published on Health Policy Watch at Delivering Universal Health Coverage 2030 In the lead up to the UN High Level Meeting on Universal Health Coverage where the political declaration on Universal Health Coverage was adopted, Health Policy Watch published the report ‘Health: A Political...
17 September 2019 | News Release Today the International Alliance of Patients’ Organizations calls upon expert patients to engage with and lead on the global effort to improve patient safety while marking the 1 st World Patient Safety Day. Expert patients are patients with multiple chronic...
IAPO CEO Kawaldip Sehmi was recently featured on the Global Health Matters blog as well as Health Policy Watch where he gives a review of the recently published Essential Medicines List Selection profiling the patient voice. We are pleased to be invited to contribute to these publications which...
On 9 th July 2019, the World Health Organization (WHO) published the updated Essential Medicines List (EML) 2019. What is it? It’s a guidance document from the WHO that helps countries prioritize critical health products that should be widely available, accessible and affordable throughout...
Patients in full support of the development of gene and cell therapy The 72nd annual World Health Assembly ( #WHA72) took place in Geneva from 20-28 May. The IAPO team was represented throughout the WHA and hosted an event on the side-lines of the 72nd World Health Assembly. Here’s our wrap...
We at IAPO are extremely delighted that on Friday 24 th May 2019 the World Health Organization(WHO) Member States from all 194 countries endorsed the establishment of a World Patient Safety Day to be marked annually on 17 September and officially including it on WHO list of health dates. This is...
The World Health Statistics series is the World Health Organization’s (WHO) annual compilation of health statistics for its 194 Member States. The series is produced by WHO’s Division for Data, Analytics and Delivery, in collaboration with WHO technical departments and regional offices...

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