News Archive: October 2020

In our commitment to broadening the participation of patient organizations at our 2nd Asia Pacific Patients Congress (APPC 2020), we have set up an Open Call for IAPO Members’ and other patient organizations’ participation. As an online event, APPC 2020 will offer opportunities to...
The first ever international Metrodora Awards – a celebration of women leaders in science and health improving NCD care and management Over the past few years, the number of women leaders in science and health has grown significantly. However, while there has been progress towards gender...
Women are under-represented in science. Only 22 women have been awarded a Nobel Prize in physics, chemistry, or medicine since Marie Curie in 1903, compared to 592 men. The United Nations has marked 2020 as a pivotal year for advancing gender equality worldwide and we have heard the call...