News Archive: April 2019

Gene therapy continues to evolve with new emerging treatments finally reaching its promised potential: providing a one-time lifelong cure for even the rarest and most severe of genetic disorders. IAPO member Thalassaemia International Federation explores this topic by highlighting the significant...
The World Health Statistics series is the World Health Organization’s (WHO) annual compilation of health statistics for its 194 Member States. The series is produced by WHO’s Division for Data, Analytics and Delivery, in collaboration with WHO technical departments and regional offices...
After more than a decade of steady progress in fighting malaria, progress seems to be stalling. According to the World Health Organization’s latest World malaria report, no significant gains have been made in reducing malaria cases in the period 2015 to 2017. 2019 is therefore a critical year...
In the lead up to the 72nd World Health Assembly happening between 20 - 28 May, IAPO will be doing a series that aims is to provide insight into how the WHO works with patients’ organizatons and the benefits of these collaborations as well as how they are established. This series aims to...