Events

21 September 2017
World Alzheimer's day is the international campaign every September to raise awareness and challenge the stigma that surrounds dementia. 2 out of every 3 people globally believe there is little or no understanding of dementia in their countries.The impact of World Alzheimer's day is growing, but...
This year's road map for the fight against viral hepatitis continues to be led by the World Hepatitis Alliance as it aims to build on the momentum to meet the goal of eliminating hepatitis following the adoption of WHO’s global hepatitis elimination strategy in 2016 .
28 July 2017
World Hepatitis Day is a community-led initiative, which was globally launched in 2008. Thanks to extensive advocacy work by the World Hepatitis Alliance (WHA) and its patient group members the day gained official recognition in 2010. The World Health Assembly adopted a resolution, which made World...
19 June 2017
World Sickle Cell Awareness Day has been held annually, in order to help increase public knowledge and raise awareness of Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) and the struggles sufferers and their families go through. The date was chosen to commemorate the day on which a resolution was officially adopted by...
14 June 2017
Don't wait until disaster strikes. What can you do? Give blood. Give now. Give often. This year's campaign will focus on blood donations in emergencies. In crisis situations, the natural human response is 'what can i do?' 'How can I help?' Therefore, for the 2017 campaign theme is "What can you do...
4 July 2017
The meeting which will take place in Uganda from 4 th to 5 th July, 2017 will bring together IAPO members, patient representatives and a range of stakeholders from over 10 different countries across Africa. Harmonisation for Patient-centred Universal Health Coverage in Africa Through interactive...
29 May 2017
The European Patient Academy on Therapeutic Innovation (EUPATI) will hold a guidance webinar on patient involvement in ethical review of clinical trials. The webinar set for 29 May 2017 17:00 to 18:30 CET, will cover patient involvement in ethical review of clinical trials with special emphasis on...
19 June 2017 to 25 June 2017
This year's World Continence Week is from June 19-25. The theme, Incontinence: No laughing matter, tackles a common response by people to laugh off incontinence, accepting it as an inevitable part of childbirth or ageing, not a health issue requiring specialist treatment. The aim of the week is...
15 October 2017
Held once a year, the WHS is a forum for addressing global health issues by bringing together key leaders from academia, politics, civil society, and the private sector to address the most pressing health-related challenges on the planet. The central topics to be covered include: *Health Policy in...
10 May 2017
With the theme of “Sustaining the Momentum for Regulatory Harmonization in Africa”, the overall goal of the conference is to review progress and deliberate on actions for sustaining the momentum for regulatory systems strengthening and harmonisation in Africa. Set to take place in Abidjan, Ivory...

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