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...
“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...
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.
We are in the final stages of confirming a set of principles that will underpin IAPO’s work and support member advocacy on universal health coverage (UHC). Members played a key role in drafting these principles at the IAPO Congress in March and in the months since. Delivering universal health...
IAPO Governing Board member Eva Maria Ruiz de Castilla attended the 16th International Conference of Drug Regulatory Authorities in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in August 2014, and a pre-conference on 'Ensuring Quality and Safety of Biosimilars for Patients Worldwide'. Eva Maria spoke during a...
Each month we will be interviewing an IAPO member in six short questions. Our featured member of the month is Dr Sunil Prakash, who works with Consumers' Forum in India.
In August 2014, we held our fourth regional meeting in Latin America to coincide with the 16th International Conference of Drug Regulatory Authorities in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The meeting report is now available.
En un seminario que reunió a múltiples actores, celebrado el 23 de agosto de 2014 en Río de Janeiro, Brasil, hubo amplio consenso en que los reguladores de medicamentos y los grupos de pacientes deben colaborar más estrechamente en América Latina. La Alianza Internacional de Organizaciones de Pacientes (IAPO) y Alianza Latina convocaron a un debate con destacadas personalidades de la salud para discutir la contribución de los pacientes y las organizaciones de pacientes en la regulación de medicamentos que aseguren a los pacientes recibir acceso a servicios de salud seguros y de calidad.
IAPO Governing Board Member Eva Maria Ruiz de Castilla recently attended two UN meetings on non-communicable diseases (NCDs). An informal interactive meeting for civil society was held on 19 June 2014 to discuss progress in NCD work since 2011 and to identify priorities going forward.

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