St Olav’s Hospital in Norway continues to receive international acclaim and win several awards for its innovative architecture that focused on collaboration between the architects, patients and employees resulting in a new design that benefits all. The success of this hospital, continues to...
On 30 th October, WHO will host the First WHO Conference on Air Pollution and Health in Geneva .The conference is in response to a World Health Assembly mandate to combat one of the world’s most significant causes of premature death-air pollution. This conference will look at how air...
Every year since 2011, patient advocates globally have marked the start of December with Patient Solidarity Day and this year is no different. The campaign, whose theme is 'Safe Medication and Healthcare for All' will be marked on 7th December 2018. Prominent organizations across the world...
Calling for global medicines regulatory coherence In light of rapid globalisation of pharmaceutical research, development, manufacturing, distribution and trade, it is becoming clear that no one regulator has the capacity to regulate all the new medicines and health devices seeking authorisation...
The MedSafe app an initiative of the World Health Organization seeks to educate patients and the general public through the 5 key moments where action taken can reduce the risk of medication-related harm. Its principles encourage you to ask your health care professional important questions, keep...
IAPO is a partner in the exciting Medicines We Can Trust Campaign - a global coalition to raise awareness of and call for action on safe, quality medicines. . As part of the campaign, we are looking for compelling stories that showcase the human impact of poor-quality medicines. Poor-quality...
Gene therapy continues to evolve with new emerging treatments finally reaching its promised potential: providing a one-time lifelong cure for even the rarest and most severe of genetic disorders. IAPO member Thalassaemia International Federation explores this topic by highlighting the significant...
La agenda sobre la seguridad global del paciente continúa cobrando impulso con la reunión de los profesionales de salud que tuvo lugar en Jeddah, Arabia Saudita el 2 y 3 de marzo 2019, dentro de marco de la 4ta Cumbre Ministerial Mundial sobre la Seguridad del Paciente. El é...
Is tackling premature mortality caused by the world’s number one killer – heart disease, something that interests you? Global leaders, individuals and organizations in the field of circulatory health are invited to partner in furthering cardiovascular health through the World Heart...
Contributed by Camilla Krogh Lauritzen, Chief Patient Officer, LEO Pharma 28 February is Rare Disease Day. Hardly any surprise to anyone who is committed to changing the status quo for the millions of people affected by one or more of the 7000+ rare diseases. But then again, it may be news for many...

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