31 May 2017
With theme "Tobacco- a threat to development", the day will be marked to propose measures that the government and the public should take to promote health and development by confronting the global tobacco crisis.
26 May 2017
In collaboration with our partners Thalassaemia International Federation (TIF ) , World Federation of Hemophilia (WFH) and International Society of Blood Transfusion (ISBT), IAPO will be holding a side event entitled “Safeguarding blood safety for the multi-transfused patients” at the 70th World...
26 April 2017
The International Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare is a biannual conference for healthcare professionals in quality improvement and patient safety. Now in its 22nd year the International Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare is a biannual gathering of healthcare professionals in...
The World Health Organization’s Executive Board (WHO EB) met for its 140 th Session during the week commencing 23 rd January 2017. Sophie Andersson, the Executive Director of our member the International Federation of Psoriasis Associations (IFPA), attended this Session. She shared her experience...
23 January 2017
A packed agenda awaits delegates next Monday in Geneva as 194 WHO Member States assemble for the 140th Executive Board Session Provisional Agenda There are some big items to discuss. WHO 'preparedness' has 5 items, Health Systems 7 items, Communicable Diseases 2 items, and Non-Communicable 5 items...
On Saturday 3 December, a global patient movement will rally together on Patient Solidarity Day in a united call for patient-centred universal health coverage for all by 2030. Around 200 leading patient organizations across the world are expected to join forces on Saturday to hold governments and...
On World Hepatitis Day, 28 July 2016, the World Hepatitis Alliance, together with a large number of civil society organizations, will launch a global movement to eliminate viral hepatitis by 2030.
Once again the auspicious ninth lunar month in the Islamic calendar is here! It's an exciting time for many of our Muslim patient members and their families as they plan to fulfil their obligations to fast for a month starting around 7th June 2016.
Thank you to everyone who joined us for the 7th Global Patients Congress from 9-11 April. The event was more member-led than ever before and represented another step forward for the global patient movement.
World IBD Day is being held on 19 May 2016.


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