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...
Article by Daniela Shikova, General Manager at FindMeCure Foundation “85% of clinical trials fail to recruit and retain enough patients in order to meet their enrollment timeline” – a number which we see quite often in analyses, publications, or events presentations within the...
During the first ever virtual format of The 73rd World Health Assembly (WHA), delegates adopted a landmark resolution to bring the world together to fight the COVID-19 pandemic by endorsing the call for the intensification of efforts to bring the pandemic under control and for equitable access to...
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...

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