We are delighted to announce that the International Alliance of Patients Organizations (IAPO) and Upjohn, a Pfizer division have signed a letter of intent to work together to build a sustainable patient-centred approach towards the care of non-communicable diseases (NCD). Through this partnership,...
IAPO CEO Kawaldip Sehmi was recently featured on the UHC2030 blog where he gave his persepective through an interview on the role of patients and patients' organizations in achieveing universal health coverage. Do take a look, and feel free to share. “The International Alliance of...
Accelerating progress for patient-centred Universal Health Coverage Patient Solidarity Day (PSD) 2019 has come and gone and we thank and congratulate everyone who joined the campaign and helped spread the word on accelerating progress for safe patient-centred Universal Health Coverage (UHC). This...
On 13th -14th November 2019, 145 of IAPO's member organizations and stakeholders, representing 25 countries came together in Taipei, Taiwan(R.O.C) to attend our Asia Pacific Patients Congress. The Congress was co-hosted by by the International Alliance of Patients' Organizations and its...
We welcome Lupus and Allied Diseases Association, to IAPO. To help the rest of the network get to know them, they have answered a few questions about the interesting work they do, why they are involved in patient advocacy and their thoughts and expectations as they join IAPO. Why are you involved...
IAPO is conducting a series of global surveys to shadow and assess the roll out of Universal Health Coverage and factors affecting patients' access to safe , quality, acceptable and affordable healthcare globally. We are inviting you to participate in it. The level of access to healthcare that...
First published on Health Policy Watch at Delivering Universal Health Coverage 2030 In the lead up to the UN High Level Meeting on Universal Health Coverage where the political declaration on Universal Health Coverage was adopted, Health Policy Watch published the report ‘Health: A Political...
17 September 2019 | News Release Today the International Alliance of Patients’ Organizations calls upon expert patients to engage with and lead on the global effort to improve patient safety while marking the 1 st World Patient Safety Day. Expert patients are patients with multiple chronic...
IAPO CEO Kawaldip Sehmi was recently featured on the Global Health Matters blog as well as Health Policy Watch where he gives a review of the recently published Essential Medicines List Selection profiling the patient voice. We are pleased to be invited to contribute to these publications which...
On 9 th July 2019, the World Health Organization (WHO) published the updated Essential Medicines List (EML) 2019. What is it? It’s a guidance document from the WHO that helps countries prioritize critical health products that should be widely available, accessible and affordable throughout...

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