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We would like to congratulate IAPO member Migdalia Denis, President and Founder of Pulmonary Hypertension Latin Society who was celebrated as a heart hero for World Heart Day. Migdalia shares her story with us. I’ve been an advocate for Latin American patients since the foundation of Sociedad...
Kawaldip Sehmi, IAPO CEO, attended the First International Conference on Renewable Energy for Healthcare (IRENA) in Singapore 2 November 2018 where a stimulating discussion took place around the availability of reliable, affordable and safe electricity supply that powers 90% of the health devices...
IAPO as a global patients' organisation must appreciate the globalism of health care initiatives and their links with the global economic, social, political and technological developments. The Declaration on Primary Health Care Astana adopted on 25 October 2018 in Astana Kazakhstan must be...
IAPO Member, Regina Mariam Kamoga from Community Health and Information Network (CHAIN) in Uganda, shares her experience in joining the Council for International Organizations of Medical Sciences (CIOMS) working group aimed at involving patients in the development and safe use of medicines. Gone...
The Association for Diabetes Care in Argentina, CUI.D.AR, together with a group of children and young adults with type 1 diabetes, met with the Argentinian Minister of Health, Dr. Adolfo Rubinstein, and members of Congress Nicolás Massot and Carmen Polledo and the National Senator Esteban Bullrich...
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 pollution...
Sexual intimacy challenges can be a difficult topic to talk about, even though common for people with and without chronic conditions. To get the conversation going about sex and multiple sclerosis (MS), MS International Federation (MSIF) – an IAPO member – has recently launched an animation looking...
We welcome Building Lives Foundation, El Salvador, to IAPO starting from January 2019. They have answered a few questions about their work, why they are involved in patient advocacy work and their thoughts and expectations as they join our global network. Why are you involved in the work that you...
On the 6th of September 2018, Community Health and Information Network (CHAIN) in partnership with Uganda Alliance for Patients Organisation (UAPO), organized the Patient Solidarity Day (PSD) 2018, in Kiwenda Nabitalo, Wakiso district. The participatory event brought together over 200 participants...
On 25 September, just ahead of the High-Level Meeting on NCDs, the Global Coalition for Circulatory Health , which IAPO is part of, launched a new White Paper for Circulatory Health: Driving Sustainable Action for Circulatory Health . The white paper is a solution-oriented paper which draws on...

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