IAPO CEO Kawaldip Sehmi explores how using a human rights-based approach (HRBA) can be a powerful factor in achieving patient-centred healthcare as patient advocates can now go beyond their national constitutions, statutory law (Acts of Parliament) and subsidiary legislation to seek help from international law. They can invite global health governance scrutiny on the actions and inactions of their national governments and their health systems.
Each month we will be interviewing an IAPO member in six short questions. They will be featured in our newsletter and the website. Our featured member of the month is Jolanta Bilińska from the Polish Patients Safety Foundation. Jolanta begins as the new IAPO Chair in August and answered a few questions for us.
Each month we will be interviewing an IAPO member in six short questions. They will be featured in our newsletter and the website. Our featured member of the month is Penney Cowan from American Chronic Pain Association . Penney answered a few questions for us.
In support of the 'SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands' campaign on 5 May and ten years of the 'WHO Clean Care is Safer Care' programme, the 2nd WHO Hand Hygiene Self-Assessment Framework Global Survey was launched on 1 June 2015 and will be open until 10 September 2015.