News Archive: October 2015

IAPO representatives Eva Maria Ruiz de Castilla and Maria Julia Muñoz Serrano attended the WHO Americas regional committee meeting, in Washington DC, from 28 September to 2 October. By Maria Julia Muñoz Serrano.
Have you ever downloaded a health-related app on your smartphone but wondered how reliable or trust-worthy it is?
Throughout the past month, IAPO representatives attended World Health Organization regional meetings in the USA, Guam and Kuwait.
Written by Jolanta Bilińska, IAPO Chair. I attended the 62nd session of the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Committee for the Eastern Mediterranean from 5-8 October 2015.
IAPO members Karen Alparce-Villanueva and KP Tsang attend the WHO WPRO meeting on behalf of IAPO.
The WHO and UNAIDS have launched 'global standards for quality health-care services for adolescents'.
The Sustainable Development Goals were launched at the end of September and the specific health targets have been revealed.
We are pleased to welcome Antonio Ciaglia to IAPO as our new Policy and Research Officer. Antonio will primarily be working on the Get Real project.
Apply to attend or speak at the 7th Global Patients Congress in 2016.​
IAPO CEO Kawaldip Sehmi recently wrote a guest editorial on 'Patient Power' for the HealthManagement.org Journal.
We are delighted to announce that the open call process for presenters is now live for the 7th Global Patients Congress, to be held in London, April 2016. Please apply below.
Thanking Carol Bennett, IAPO Board member and Rose de Mendonça, Interim Senior Membership Officer, after their time with IAPO.
Thank you to every IAPO member who voted on the theme for Patient Solidarity Day 2015. We had many responses and are excited to launch a truly member-centred, member-driven event – chosen by you!
IAPO representatives Eva Maria Ruiz de Castilla and Maria Julia Muñoz Serrano are attending the WHO Americas regional committee meeting, taking place in Washington DC from 28 September to 2 October. Interventions Our representatives delivered interventions on Strategy on Health-related Law...
In August 2015, in Panama City, we held our fifth IAPO Latin American regional meeting, moderated the third Latin American Summit of Patients’ Organizations sponsored by Novartis and participated in the 7th Latinapso meeting.