News Archive: August 2015

Every three seconds, someone in the world develops dementia. Today, more than 46 million people are living with the disease. This number is set to almost double every 20 years, making dementia one of the most significant health crises of the 21st century.
Rose, IAPO’s Senior Membership Officer, blogs on preparing for the WHO Regional Committee meetings, what members can expect from attending, and how we work to include you in advocacy at WHO.
When Friedrich Nietzsche said, ‘That which does not kill us makes us stronger’, he had no idea that what was true for humans was also true for microbes!
IAPO and Advocates for International Development (A4ID), set up by 1,000 London based legal firms to provide pro-bono legal services to international NGOs in their development work, have formed a partnership to improve our members’ access to legal expertise to increase their impact in low and middle-income countries.
70 key healthcare individuals from across Latin America met in Panama this week to discuss some of the biggest challenges facing patients today.
IAPO will be hosting a Regional Meeting for Latin American Members, in Panama, on 24 and 25 August.
IAPO Seminar: Innovation, regulation and patient-centred healthcare – 24 August 2015, from 09:00 to 12:30, Panama City, Panama Please save the date for our multi-stakeholder seminar in Latin America entitled, ‘Innovation, regulation and patient-centred healthcare.'
We are pleased to announce two new opportunities to work with IAPO. Apply to become our new Member Engagement and Policy Officer or our new Research and Policy Officer.
We are really pleased to launch our new Membership Guide!
IAPO Member Regina Kamoga, from Community Health and Information Network (CHAIN Uganda), recently visited Poland at the invitation of Jolanta Bilińska, President of Patients Safety Foundation and IAPO Chair.