We are pleased to announce that Hussain Jafri , from Alzheimer's Pakistan, and Bejon Misra , from Consumer Online Foundation (India), will be joining the IAPO Governing Board in August 2016.
IAPO members represent patients around the world and often deal with challenges such as funding cuts, changes in administrations and wider economic uncertainty.
Muchas de las estrategias de abogacía del paciente e intervenciones usadas hoy en día fueron inicialmente desarrolladas en el Distrito Castro en San Francisco, California, EEUU, en los años ochenta. Hoy en día una enorme bandera con los colores del arco iris ondea orgullosa sobre El Castro, proclamando su confianza, vitalidad y espíritu comunitario.
In the 1980s, the Castro District of San Francisco was under attack from an unknown and devastating disease that was killing its young men, and attacked by the media, politicians and society that forced it to the brink of collapse.
We will be welcoming Hussain Jafri, Secretary General for Alzheimer's Pakistan, to our Governing Board in August 2016.
We will be welcoming Bejon Misra, the founder of the Consumer Online Foundation, India, to our Governing Board in August 2016. Bejon answered a few questions about his work, what he brings to IAPO and why he is involved in patient advocacy work.
En el Día Mundial de la Hepatitis, 28 julio 2016, la Alianza Mundial Contra la Hepatitis junto con muchas otras organizaciones de la sociedad civil lanzará un movimiento global con el fin de eliminar la hepatitis viral antes del 2030. ​
IAPO member, Uganda Platform for Diabetics (UPLAD), has been developing innovative ways to tackle diabetes in community settings. By starting and running ‘Diabetic Camps’ in different locations across Uganda, UPLAD has managed to screen, diagnose and educate many people through one day events.
IAPO Governing Board Member Matthias Wienold wrote a blog for the British Medical Journal about online patient groups and the value they bring.
La contribución de Isabel Rolando, presidenta de Concebir. Concebir fue fundada hace 20 años y Miembro de la International Alliance of Patients’ Organizations desde el Congreso de Budapest de 2007.

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