150 patients’ advocates from 48 countries are meeting in London to discuss how innovation can help achieve universal, patient-centred and sustainable access to healthcare around the world. Follow the action live on Twitter , Facebook and #GPC2016 .
IAPO Policy Manager Alison Lightbourne recently explored how to build a better care continuum for the Healthmanagement.org journal.
Happy Birthday to the World Health Organization (WHO)! 7 April will mark the 68 th year since WHO was formed in 1948, and this day is celebrated as World Health Day each year.
IAPO will be attending the 69th session of the World Health Organization's (WHO) World Health Assembly (WHA) meeting in Geneva from 23-28 May 2016.
A free online course which helps participants judge how reliable health research is.
On 7 March 2016, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) launched PRIME : Priority Medicines. PRIME is a new scheme that will provide scientific and regulatory support to researchers and medicine developers with the aim of benefitting patients without treatment options or “unmet medical needs”.
With less than a month to go until Congress, the IAPO office is a hive of activity! Registrations have doubled in the last month and we can't wait to see you there. The event promises to be an exciting time. You'll meet with patients' representatives, health professionals and experts from across the globe. Don't miss out!
There is one month to go until the 7th Global Patients Congress begins!
Speaker biographies for the 7th Global Patients Congress are now available.
Over the course of 2016, IAPO will be looking at what e-learning resources are currently available and how we can help fill the gaps.

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