We are delighted to invite you to register for our upcoming virtual 3rd Asia-Pacific Patients Congress (APPC 2021) taking place on 16 -17 November 2021. This flagship event will once again bring together our regional membership of expert patients with a variety of high-level healthcare stakeholders...
The WHO Global Coordination Mechanism on NCDs (GCM/NCD) invites you to submit your applications for the second cycle of the NCD Lab, a virtual initiative that aims to raise awareness of NCDs and to identify innovative and cross-cutting initiatives working towards reducing the global burden of NCDs...
The International Alliance of Patients’ Organizations (IAPO) is committed to broadening the participation and contribution of Asian-Pacific patient organizations to the 3rd Asia-Pacific Congress 2021 (APPC 2021), which will address the issue of the recovery of health systems in the region and...
The Asia Pacific Patient innovation Summit has published a whitepaper, which aims to serve as a blueprint to help patient organizations improve their approach to sustainable funding, digitalization, and multi-stakeholder partnerships. The Asia Pacific Patient Innovation Summit (APPIS) has published...
On Wednesday 4 August 2021, the WHO Patient Safety Flagship Programme, marked the achievement of an important and historic milestone, the launch of the Global Patient Safety Action Plan 2021-2030 - a roadmap towards a vision of a world where no one is harmed in healthcare & all patients receive...
Theme: Safe maternal and newborn care With the world still facing the COVID-19 pandemic and the inequities that surfaced as a result, the most vulnerable and marginalized populations are being disproportionately affected not only due to the direct effects of the pandemic and lack of access to...
Each year, the overuse and abuse of antibiotics leads to 700,000 deaths from drug-resistant disease, and that figure could rise to as many as 10 million annually by 2050. Though the World Health Organization adopted a global action plan on what the global health community often calls the “...
Self-care activities are an essential component of patient-centered health care systems. The World Health Organization defines self-care as “the ability of individuals, families, and communities to promote health, prevent disease, maintain health, and to cope with illness and disability with...
We at IAPO are extremely delighted that Member States at the Seventy-fourth World Health Assembly deliberated and agreed to take concrete action to eliminate avoidable harm in health care by adopting the first ever “Global Patient Safety Action Plan 2021–2030”. This is very...
The 1st virtual African Patients Congress (APC 2020) will bring together our regional membership with a variety of high-level healthcare stakeholders to share their vision and experience as to how patients can engage with and co-create in building back better the African health system post-pandemic...

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