News Archive: December 2015

We are really pleased to announce two new speakers for the 7th Global Patients Congress, from 9-11 April 2016.
Tomorrow, the WHO Global Coordination Mechanism on the Prevention and Control of Non-Communicable Diseases (WHO GCM/NCDs) is launching a Virtual Global Discussion Forum on NCDs and they want to hear your views.
We interviewed Anders Olauson, President of the European Patients Forum, about his organization, patient-centred healthcare and why he became involved in patients' rights. ​
We welcome Victoria Gilbert, our new Member Engagement and Policy Officer, who will be working to increase consultation and involvement with all of our members in the coming months.
Over 100 organizations from 31 countries helped make the Day a great success.
A judge has ruled that a daughter can give consent to refuse treatment on behalf of her mother in a ‘vegetative state’.
Have your say about the Executive Board meeting at the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, 25-30 January 2016.
2015 has been a year of great change for IAPO, with new staff, new Board members, new members and new perspectives on our work.
A group of scientists have launched a crowd-sourcing project to fund research into using anti-malarial drugs to address colorectal cancer.