We say goodbye to our Chief Executive Officer Jo Groves and our Operations Director Linda Craig. We welcome Stephen McMahon as our interim Chief Executive Officer.
Over the last few months, IAPO has been working on a new strategic plan for 2015 to 2017. Our key theme is universal health coverage.
IAPO member the Polish Diabetes Association was presented with the 2014 International Diabetes Federation Europe Prize in Diabetes last month.
KP Tsang, IAPO Chair, recently attended and spoke at the Fourth International Hospital Federation (IHF) Hospital and Healthcare Leadership Summit, held in Seoul, South Korea on 13 November 2014.
The International Alliance of Patients’ Organizations (IAPO) has received an impassioned letter from our member , the Liberian United Youth for Community Safety and Development, which describes how the Ebola epidemic is having a dire effect on health facilities and on communities. Our member...
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 Dr Petra Wilson, Chief Executive Officer of International Diabetes Federation. Petra answered a few questions for us. 1. Describe...
KP Tsang, IAPO Chair, and John Forman, from IAPO member NZ Organisation for Rare Disorders, attended the WHO Regional Committee meeting for Western Pacific from 13 to 17 October in Manila, Philippines. John answered a few questions about the meeting. In what ways did you represent IAPO at your WHO...
Eva Maria Ruiz de Castilla, IAPO Secretary, and Piga Fernández, from IAPO member Fundación GIST Chile, attended the WHO Regional Committee meeting for the Americas in Washington DC, USA, from 29 September to 3 October. Piga answered a few questions about the meeting. In what ways did...
In October 2014, IAPO Policy Manager Alison Lightbourne attended a meeting to discuss health technology assessment (HTA) and how it will help or limit patient access to new medicines and treatment. HTA is quickly evolving into a global issue and is now featured within the World Health Organisation...
Over the past few months, we have been working with the International Hospital Federation to create a special edition of, 'World Hospitals and Health Services: The Official Journal of the International Hospital Federation'. The journal features eight examples of patient engagement in...

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