Kawaldip Sehmi, IAPO CEO, attended the First International Conference on Renewable Energy for Healthcare (IRENA) in Singapore 2 November 2018 where a stimulating discussion took place around the availability of reliable, affordable and safe electricity supply that powers 90% of the health devices...
IAPO as a global patients' organisation must appreciate the globalism of health care initiatives and their links with the global economic, social, political and technological developments. The Declaration on Primary Health Care Astana adopted on 25 October 2018 in Astana Kazakhstan must be...
Dan Costigan, Senior Director Strategic Communications at the Canadian Patient Safety Institute shares the outcomes of the Canadian Patient Safety Week, which aimed at engaging the general public, health providers and leaders in making patient safety a priority in Canada. This year, Canadian...
IAPO Member, Regina Mariam Kamoga from Community Health and Information Network (CHAIN) in Uganda, shares her experience in joining the Council for International Organizations of Medical Sciences (CIOMS) working group aimed at involving patients in the development and safe use of medicines. Gone...
The Association for Diabetes Care in Argentina, CUI.D.AR, together with a group of children and young adults with type 1 diabetes, met with the Argentinian Minister of Health, Dr. Adolfo Rubinstein, and members of Congress Nicolás Massot and Carmen Polledo and the National Senator Esteban Bullrich...
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 again,...
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...

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