As an organization with special consultative status at the World Health Organization (WHO), IAPO is delighted to invite applications from members for support to attend Regional Committee Meetings in autumn 2015.
Read our factsheet on WHO, Regional Committees and how we work with them.
The WHO has released a global strategy on people-centred and integrated health services (PCIHS) and it is now open for public consultation. Dr Edward Kelley, from Service and Delivery at the WHO, has written the invitation below.
Our featured member of the month is Matthias Wienold from the European AIDS Treatment Group. Matthias is joining our Governing Board in August and answered a few questions for us.
Paloma Tejada , Senior Manager, Rare Diseases International, shares some advice - including top tips, challenges and successes - for creating a global network.
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) has launched the Primary Health Care Performance Initiative ( PHCPI ) which seeks to help low- and middle-income countries build high-performing primary healthcare systems through better performance measurement and knowledge-sharing.
Worldwide, 400 million people are living with hepatitis B or C and every year 1.4 million people die from viral hepatitis; that’s as many as die from HIV/AIDS and yet the disease remains remarkably neglected. Written by Dylan O'Sullivan, Programme Manager, World Hepatitis Alliance.
We are really pleased to announce that the bursary process for the 7th Global Patients Congress , to be held in London, 9-11 April 2016, is now live!
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.