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14 June 2019
Safe blood for all Marked every year on 14 June, the event serves to thank voluntary, unpaid blood donors for their life-saving gifts of blood and also to raise awareness of the need for regular blood donations to ensure that all individuals and communities have access to affordable and timely...
3 June 2019
IAPO member, World Federation of Incontinence Patients (WFIP) is delighted to announce that this year they will celebrate the first ever multistakeholder WFIP FORUM in Europe. It will be held in Barcelona, at the Hospital San Pau. WFIP is expecting a participation of some 100delegates, this on a...
22 May 2019
Health for all: Gene and cell therapies in Universal Health Coverage Date: Wednesday 22 May 2019 Time: 13:00 - 14:00 Location: International Red Cross Museum (Henry Dunant Room), Avenue de la Paix 17, 1202 Geneva, Switzerland Register Program Speakers Cell and gene therapies are disruptive...
24 April 2019
“Every 24th of April, World Meningitis Day is marked to raise awareness on meningitis, a deadly disease that can kill in under 24 hours. This year’s theme is Life #AfterMeningitis and highlights the long-lasting impact of the disease and the diversity of after effects which may include...
24 April 2019 to 30 April 2019
Theme: #VaccinesWork World Immunization Week – celebrated in the last week of April – aims to promote the use of vaccines to protect people of all ages against disease. Immunization saves millions of lives every year and is widely recognized as one of the world’s most successful...
31 May 2019
Celebrated every year, on 31 May, the annual campaign is an opportunity to raise awareness on the harmful and deadly effects of tobacco use and second-hand smoke exposure, and to discourage the use of tobacco in any form. The focus of World No Tobacco Day 2019 is on "tobacco and lung health...
25 April 2019
World Malaria Day is a day marked to highlight the global efforts to control malaria and celebrate the gains that have been made. Since 2000, the world has made historic progress against malaria, saving millions of lives. However, half the world still lives at risk from this preventable, treatable...
7 April 2019
World Health Day 2019 will focus on Universal Health Coverage for Everyone, Everywhere Universal Health Coverage (UHC) means that all people have access, without any kind of discrimmination, to comprehensive quality services, wherever they need them, without facing financial difficulties. It...
30 May 2019
Raising awareness of the invisible symptoms and unseen impact of MS. World MS Day is a day to celebrate global solidarity and hope for the future for people with multiple sclerosis. World MS Day 2019 will take place on 30th May under the campaign titled ‘My Invisible MS’ (#MyInvisibleMS...
17 April 2019
Every April 17 World Haemophilia Day is recognised worldwide to increase awareness of haemophilia and other inherited bleeding disorders. This is a critical effort since with increased awareness comes better diagnosis and access to care for the millions who remain without treatment. The day is a...

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