IAPO is proposing to hold four side-events with various partners this year to celebrate WHO’s contributions made over 70 years towards eradication and controlling diseases, and more importantly, marking the great contribution made by WHO in promoting patient-centred health care and improving evidence based medicine through research, policy development, technical assistance and diplomatic advocacy. The side-events will also trigger the start of patient engagement in the long march towards achieving patient-centred universal health coverage by all Member States by 2030.
Without transparent and accountable health systems, patients are less able to take the proactive role that is needed for patient-centred care to be achieved. National procurement and drug pricing systems that lack robust monitoring mechanisms can become open to corruption and exploitation, posing a...
11 April 2017
This 60 minute webinar offers rare disease patient organizations an overview of the medical research field, introducing the different stages of pre-clinical and clinical research necessary to get from an idea to a treatment delivered to patients. It will be followed by 30 minutes for Q&A.
24 April 2017
World Immunization Week is a global public health campaign to raise awareness and increase rates of immunization against vaccine-preventable diseases around the world. It takes place each year during last week of April.
25 April 2017
This year’s global theme for World Malaria Day is End Malaria for Good...
7 April 2017
The theme of our 2017 World Health Day campaign is depression.
22 March 2017
Public Health 2017, a premier inter-multi-trans-disciplinary forum taking into account different ideas and opinions on health care, will take place from 22 - 24 March in Rome, Italy.
You know your meeting is going to make a difference globally when two of the most powerful medical regulators turn up at your event. IAPO member, Consumer Online Foundation , pulled off this feat when it hosted a two day International Forum on Patient Safety and Safe Access to Online Pharmacies in...
Contributed by Thong Meow-Keong, Malaysian Rare Disorders Society (IAPO member) Rare diseases particularly birth defects are a major causes of disability in developing countries (1,2). There is lack of data on birth defects from large population-based studies in the Asia-Pacific region (3). The...
On 1 March 2017, Active Citizenship Network is going to celebrate the first anniversary of its EU communication campaign on cross-border healthcare. Foreseen by Directive 2011/24/EU – it’s named Patients’ rights have no borders – with a multi stakeholder conference at the EU...


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