News Archive: December 2018

The Alliance for Safe Online Pharmacy (ASOP EU) is on a mission to create and promote an environment that enables patients to safely buy their medicines online in a space permitted by law. Mike Isles, Executive Director ASOP EU explores this further. The manufacture and distribution of fake...
Patients need to be able to trust between the interactions between pharma, healthcare professionals and medical representatives By Thomas Cueni, IFPMA Director General and co-chair of the APEC Biopharmaceutical Working Group on Ethics An efficient healthcare system depends on mutual trust between...
The manufacture and distribution of fake medicines is an enormous and growing public health risk with an untold cost to lives. According to a report published by the World Health Organisation , one in ten medical products circulating in low- and middle-income countries are estimated to be either...
On the 6th of September 2018, Community Health and Information Network (CHAIN) in partnership with Uganda Alliance for Patients Organisation (UAPO), organized the Patient Solidarity Day (PSD) 2018, in Kiwenda Nabitalo, Wakiso district. The participatory event brought together over 200 participants...
Patient Solidarity Day 2018 has come and gone and we couldn’t be more pleased with the results. Our goal this year was to elevate the momentum in the conversation around Safe healthcare and we are excited to see patient safety continue to receive global prioritisation and look forward to...
We are pleased to announce that the overall winner of our Patient Solidarity Day 2018 photo competition is Uganda Alliance of Patients Organizations (UAPO) Congratulations,UAPO! UAPO was successful in submitting a photo that majority of the criteria set out in the photo competition here. For their...
Patient Safety Movement (PSM) a non-profit organization committed to eliminating the more than 4,800,000 preventable deaths that occur in hospitals across the world every year joined us in marking PSD2018. They do this through encouraging hospitals to implement Actionable Patient Safety Solutions (...
We would like to congratulate IAPO member Migdalia Denis, President and Founder of Pulmonary Hypertension Latin Society who was celebrated as a heart hero for World Heart Day. Migdalia shares her story with us. I’ve been an advocate for Latin American patients since the foundation of Sociedad...