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2020 was a turning point for us at IAPO, where the COVID-19 pandemic and all its lessons gave us an opportunity to review, adapt and improve our work, and more importantly strengthen the IAPO membership community. We worked hard last year to amplify the patients’ voice at various fronts -...
In 2020, IAPO launched the COVID-19 Response Activity Grant Scheme to support IAPO members working on the frontline to support patients during the pandemic. Through a competitive 2-stage selection process initiated via the 9 th Global Patients Congress (GPC 2020) Open Call, we invited our Member...
6 August 2020
The global spread of COVID-19 is affecting each of us and the communities in which we live in different ways. This is a challenging time for everyone and many are searching for access to credible information and connection. Recognizing this need, in support of the COVID Advocacy Exchange we are...
16 July 2020
12 pm - 1:30 pm ET | 4 pm - 5:30 pm GMT COVID-19 has exposed the inadequacy of healthcare systems around the world and brought public attention and condemnation down on government and private institutions alike. The lack of preparedness points to systemic inefficiencies, misappropriation of...
WHO has recently launched a new learning app targeted specifically to health workers who need accurate, extensive, reliable, and timely information on COVID-19 to save lives and stay safe. The app was created in direct response to an online survey of health works conducted by the WHO Academy in...
14 May 2020
Join IAPO member - Philippines Alliance of Patient Organizations and other patient organizations for a discussion on Advance Directives as it relates to patient preferences in the event of COVID-19 and other serious diseases. The session will have Rumalie Alparaque Corvera, M.D as the main speaker...
Overview The COVID-19 pandemic has brought up immense challenges to how patients experience healthcare. Medicines shortage, disruption of treatments and difficulties to access mental health services are some examples of the problems they face. On the other hand, many patients have also benefited...
The Global Self-Care Federation (GSCF), in its efforts to aid in the understanding and development of a world where self-care increasingly contributes to better health and more sustainable healthcare systems, invites you to participate in a patient survey gauging knowledge and attitudes towards...
The Board and members are deeply saddened to announce that IAPO Board Member, Carol Ossai, passed away on Friday, April 10th, 2020. Carol was a passionate advocate for the improvement of care and treatment for people living with Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) and had been an IAPO member since 2016. In...
We are delighted to announce that the open call process for presenters for the 9th Global Patients Congress to be held in Edinburgh, Scotland is now live! Please apply below. Each Congress, in line with our mission of actively working with patients' organizations and building them up to be as...

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