Mental health advocates have been surprised by two reviews of mental health services arriving at the same time.
Please help us evaluate Patient Solidarity Day 2015. Whether you hosted an event, shared via social media or chose not to take part last year, we want to hear from you.
We have developed a resources pack to help you apply for funding to attend Congress.
The World Hepatitis Alliance (WHA) presents Tools For Change, a three-part webinar series aimed at educating and up skilling viewers on various aspects of advocacy and the tools needed to effectively lobby for change.
Welcome to the latest Global Patients Congress newsletter from a cold IAPO office! Momentum around the event is building and the programme is shaping up to be the best ever.
World Cancer Day unites the world’s population in the fight against cancer. It aims to save millions of preventable deaths each year by raising awareness and educating about the disease, pressing governments and individuals across the world to take action.
On 29 February 2016, people living with or affected by a rare disease, patient organizations, politicians, carers, medical professionals, researchers and industry will come together to celebrate the ninth annual Rare Disease Day.
Technological advances in scientific research have placed us in a universe of knowledge that today allows us to speak of more than 8,000 rare diseases (EPOF) that affect 8% of the world population, as determined by WHO. However, governments are not following at the same pace, causing a gap between knowledge of treatment and access to treatment.
The World Health Organization (WHO) held the first of its twice-yearly Executive Board meetings for 2016 at the end of January.
They say that in the past, governments avoided international scrutiny of their national health policies by evoking sovereignty as a defence. Things have changed over the last fifteen years as global health governance starts taking root.