Events

13 November 2019 to 14 November 2019
IAPO’s Asia-Pacific Patients Congress is our 2019 regional event which will bring together the patient movement in the Asia-Pacific region. The Congress aims to bring together around 150 patient advocates from the region to share their insights, perspectives, experiences and best practices on...
17 September 2019
Patient Safety: a global health priority Slogan: Speak up for Patient Safety! This first annual World Patient Safety Day (WPSD) is a moment for the global health community to come together to raise public awareness, understanding and engagement globally of the need to work towards global solidarity...
23 September 2019
On 23 September 2019 a high-level meeting on universal health coverage will be held at the United Nations General Assembly. The meeting, ‘Universal Health Coverage: Moving Together to Build a Healthier World’, will bring together heads of state, political and health leaders, policy-...
16 September 2019 to 19 September 2019
IAPO will join health ministers and high level representatives at the WHO Regional Committee for Europe as a non-state actor in official relations with WHO at this meeting that will be at UN City, Copenhagen, Denmark. Key technical health issues on the agenda include: lessons learned from Health...
28 July 2019
World Hepatitis Day takes places every year on 28 July bringing the world together under a single theme to raise awareness of the global burden of viral hepatitis and to influence real change. Worldwide, 300 million people are living with viral hepatitis unaware. Without finding the undiagnosed and...
14 June 2019
Safe blood for all Marked every year on 14 June, the event serves to thank voluntary, unpaid blood donors for their life-saving gifts of blood and also to raise awareness of the need for regular blood donations to ensure that all individuals and communities have access to affordable and timely...
3 June 2019
IAPO member, World Federation of Incontinence Patients (WFIP) is delighted to announce that this year they will celebrate the first ever multistakeholder WFIP FORUM in Europe. It will be held in Barcelona, at the Hospital San Pau. WFIP is expecting a participation of some 100delegates, this on a...
22 May 2019
Health for all: Gene and cell therapies in Universal Health Coverage Date: Wednesday 22 May 2019 Time: 13:00 - 14:00 Location: International Red Cross Museum (Henry Dunant Room), Avenue de la Paix 17, 1202 Geneva, Switzerland Register Program Speakers Cell and gene therapies are disruptive...
24 April 2019
“Every 24th of April, World Meningitis Day is marked to raise awareness on meningitis, a deadly disease that can kill in under 24 hours. This year’s theme is Life #AfterMeningitis and highlights the long-lasting impact of the disease and the diversity of after effects which may include...
24 April 2019 to 30 April 2019
Theme: #VaccinesWork World Immunization Week – celebrated in the last week of April – aims to promote the use of vaccines to protect people of all ages against disease. Immunization saves millions of lives every year and is widely recognized as one of the world’s most successful...

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