News Archive: February 2021

Since the beginning of the pandemic in March 2020, our community is struggling with lack of scientific information for patients. There was a lot of misinformation among the general public and because of that the panic increased. Although the Ministry of Health regularly published information to...
Patients, product development partnerships and private health sector representatives call for the rapid ratification of the African Medicines Agency Treaty to speed up timelines to vaccines and medicines approval London / Geneva, 5 February 2021 - On the eve of the 34 th African Union Summit, two...
Endorse and sign the call Patients, Civil Society and Youth Organisations, Products Development Partnerships, Health and Pharmaceutical Industries, and all stakeholders who are striving to improve global public health - welcome the African Medicines Agency (AMA) Treaty made at the 32nd ordinary...
Since the beginning of the pandemic in March 2020, our community is struggling with lack of scientific information for patients. There was a lot of misinformation among the general public and because of that the panic increased. Although the Ministry of Health regularly published information to...
Epilepsy Support Association Uganda exists to mobilize, organize, support, skill, care, and advocate for the rights of people with epilepsy to live a dignified life. In October 2020, ESAU with the support of the IAPO COVID-19 Response Activity Grant, embarked on raising awareness to its members on...
Action Group for Health, Human Rights and HIV/AIDS Uganda (AGHA) is a health and human rights advocacy organization in Uganda dedicated to raising awareness of human rights aspects of health, quality of health and health care for all Ugandans. With support of IAPO’s COVID-19 grant, AGHA...
2020 was a turning point for us at IAPO, where the COVID-19 pandemic and all its lessons gave us an opportunity to review, adapt and improve our work, and more importantly strengthen the IAPO membership community. We worked hard last year to amplify the patients’ voice at various fronts -...
The 148th session of the World Health Organization’s Executive Board (EB) took place on 18-26 January 2021 in Geneva, Switzerland with a focus on the challenges of COVID-19, the need to strengthen health systems. The Governing Board Chair, and Governing Board Secretary were able to attend a...