KP Tsang, IAPO Chair, and John Forman, from IAPO member NZ Organisation for Rare Disorders, attended the WHO Regional Committee meeting for Western Pacific from 13 to 17 October in Manila, Philippines. John answered a few questions about the meeting. In what ways did you represent IAPO at your WHO...
Eva Maria Ruiz de Castilla, IAPO Secretary, and Piga Fernández, from IAPO member Fundación GIST Chile, attended the WHO Regional Committee meeting for the Americas in Washington DC, USA, from 29 September to 3 October. Piga answered a few questions about the meeting. In what ways did you represent...
In October 2014, IAPO Policy Manager Alison Lightbourne attended a meeting to discuss health technology assessment (HTA) and how it will help or limit patient access to new medicines and treatment. HTA is quickly evolving into a global issue and is now featured within the World Health Organisation...
Over the past few months, we have been working with the International Hospital Federation to create a special edition of, 'World Hospitals and Health Services: The Official Journal of the International Hospital Federation'. The journal features eight examples of patient engagement in hospitals...
Agenda la fecha: ¡6 de Diciembre de 2014! Un cuidado de la salud de alta calidad, equitativo y asequible es sólo un sueño para muchas personas alrededor del mundo. Esto necesita ser cambiado. Todos en algún momento de nuestras vidas hemos sido pacientes o hemos cuidado de uno. Por tal motivo es...
Jolanta Bilinska, IAPO Chair Elect, and Evgenia Starkova, from IAPO member Together Against Cancer, attended the WHO Regional Committee meeting for Europe in Copenhagen, Denmark from 15 to 18 September 2014. In what ways did you represent IAPO at your WHO Regional Committee? We shared two...
Las Reuniones del Comité Regional 2014 de la Organización Mundial de la Salud (OMS) 2014 están en marcha. Estas buscan fijar políticas, aprobar presupuestos y decidir los programas de trabajo para cada una de las regiones de la OMS.. Representantes de IAPO asistieron las semanas anteriores a...
“Betty Davis said famously ‘old age is no place for sissies’ and wow, was she correct.” Angela Rippon’s opening remarks at the launch of the World Alzheimer Report 2014 by IAPO member Alzheimer’s Disease International ( ADI ) set the tone for a detailed discussion on the implications and...
Each month we will be interviewing an IAPO member in six short questions. Our featured member of the month is Andrew Spiegel, the Executive Director of The Global Colon Cancer Association (GCCA).
Wednesday 1 October 2014 Media alert for immediate release The International Alliance of Patients’ Organizations (IAPO) thanks Ms Jo Groves for her dedicated service as Chief Executive Officer after ten successful years with the organization. Ms Groves has resigned from the position in order to take up new challenges.

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