Led by IAPO member, International Diabetes Federation, World Diabetes Day celebrated on 14 November every year, unites the global diabetes community to produce a powerful voice for diabetes awareness and advocacy. Its theme for 2018 is Family and Diabetes in recognition of the support a person...
Patient Solidarity Day (PSD) 2018 is less than a month away and everyone’s contribution can really make a difference towards ensuring Safe Medication and Healthcare for All. Activities are already in place to mark the day. Click here to view the global list of Events & Activities . Once...
The global need for patient safety is a topic that Patient Solidarity Day 2018 seeks to bring to the attention of health stakeholders globally as it is a serious global public health concern. IAPO’s Declaration on patient-centred healthcare states that every patient must have access to safe,...
IAPO and Teva Pharmaceuticals held the NCD Care Continuum: Multi-Sectoral Action to Advance Management of NCDs event in advance of the 3rd UN High Level Meeting on Noncommunicable Diseases, on 25th September where the discussion was on the building of multisectoral and multidisciplinary...
St Olav’s Hospital in Norway continues to receive international acclaim and win several awards for its innovative architecture that focused on collaboration between the architects, patients and employees resulting in a new design that benefits all. The success of this hospital, continues to...
On 30 th October, WHO will host the First WHO Conference on Air Pollution and Health in Geneva .The conference is in response to a World Health Assembly mandate to combat one of the world’s most significant causes of premature death-air pollution. This conference will look at how air...
Every year since 2011, patient advocates globally have marked the start of December with Patient Solidarity Day and this year is no different. The campaign, whose theme is 'Safe Medication and Healthcare for All' will be marked on 7th December 2018. Prominent organizations across the world...
As a next step in IAPO’s campaign calling for Heads of State and Government to ratify the African Medicines Agency Treaty , we are delighted to inform you that we will be launching the African Medicines Agency Treaty Alliance (AMATA) on the 22nd June 2021 at the upcoming high-level meeting on...
IAPO recently took part in the European Parliament Interest Group webinar on Integration of health and social care to tackle disease outbreaks on 26 January 2021. The meeting intended to gather EU policymakers, academia, and representatives from healthcare associations and patients’ groups to...
Since the beginning of the pandemic in March 2020, our community is struggling with lack of scientific information for patients. There was a lot of misinformation among the general public and because of that the panic increased. Although the Ministry of Health regularly published information to...

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