News Archive: May 2017

Dr. Matthias Wienold , our board member and Treasurer, attended the high profile 2nd Global Ministerial Summit on Patient Safety in Bonn in March 2017 and reports back on the launch of the 3rd Global Patients Safety Challenge: Medication Without Harm. IAPO and its members will support this campaign over the coming years.
We are pleased to announce the side-events that we are co-hosting at the 70th World Health Assembly, taking place from 22-31 May 2017 in Geneva, Switzerland. Biotherapeutics & the next 70 years: Delivering on their potential for patients globally Date: 23 May 2017 Time: 12:00-14:00hrs Location...
A new roadmap has been published identifying key priority areas that need to be addressed to tackle the burden of asthma. The roadmap, which has come out of the European Asthma Research and Innovation Partnership (EARIP) , suggests that a unified approach to research is urgently needed to address the challenge of asthma in Europe and improve the lives of people living with the condition.
By Elnaz Naseri, Health Policy Officer at IAPO. Depression is the leading cause of ill health and disability worldwide. [1] Alcohol-use disorder, Schizophrenia, and other mental, neurological and sub­stance-use (MNS) disorders constitute 13% of the global burden of disease surpassing both...
By Joshua Wamboga, IAPO Chair-Elect I am delighted that the Uganda Alliance of Patients’ Organizations (UAPO) will be co-hosting the key upcoming regional meeting for the International Alliance of Patients’ Organizations' (IAPO) members in Africa. The meeting which will take place...