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We invite you to join our wave of support for the resolution on social participation by posting this message on your social media accounts (feel free to edit it as you see fit but please make sure to use the hashtags): I advocate for patient-centred healthcare and I support the resolution on social...
It is with great excitement that IAPO launches this policy report after over a year of investigation into the burden of breast cancer in the MEA region. In the Middle East and Africa, breast cancer presents a significant public health challenge, accounting for 34% of new cancer cases and 22% of...
On the sidelines of the 77th World Health Assembly (WHA77) taking place from 27 May to 1 June 2024 in Geneva (Switzerland), the International Alliance of Patients’ Organizations (IAPO) – a Non-State Actor in Official Relations with the WHO – and The Synergist – a non-profit focused on collaborative...
We are pleased to invite you to the Policy Report Online Launch "Improving Breast Cancer in the Middle East and Africa: Patient Engagement and Policy Recommendations". Scheduled for Tuesday, 7 May 2024, from 12:00 to 13:15 GMT+1 , the event will convene patients, patient organizations, policymakers...
IAPO has joined the World Skin Health Coalition in a collaborative effort to raise global awareness about the significant impact of skin diseases and conditions. The 'Not Just My Skin' campaign addresses the urgent needs for timely diagnosis, access to care and affordable treatment, and mental...
The members of the African Medicines Agency Treaty Alliance (AMATA) , an alliance representing African patients, academia, civil society, and industry, urge Member States as they convene for the 37th African Union (AU) Summit (17th – 18th February 2024) to expedite the unanimous ratification and...
We are thrilled to share below a joint letter by Neda Milevska Kostova and Ellos Lodzeni announcing updates on IAPO's Governing Board followed by an overview of IAPO’s strategic direction from our new CEO, Dani Mothci. Transition of Leadership – Passing the Torch Dear IAPO Community, We hope this...
Home support for patients with advanced diseases and their families: joint statement from international patient, carer and palliative care associations International associations representing patients (International Alliance of Patients’ Organizations - IAPO), informal carers (Eurocarers), and...
Unmet Patient Needs Research: How can we improve universal health coverage? An unmet health-related need is usually associated with clinical aspects and the patient's voice is hardly captured in the process. IAPO and the IAPO Patients for Patient Safety Observatory are conducting a research project...
Originally published on the BMJ. Kawaldip Sehmi, chief executive of the International Alliance of Patients’ Organizations (IAPO) died unexpectedly. Kawaldip’s passion and enthusiasm for his work was inexhaustible and his leadership of IAPO outstanding. He lived, breathed, and skilfully advanced...

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