5 May 2017
Hand hygiene in healthcare is the driving force behind SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands ​ campaign promoted by the World Health Organization (WHO) . Healthcare associated infections are still a plague affecting millions of victims who come to hospitals to be cured without realizing hospitals may also...
We are pleased to announce that our side event " safety for the multi-transfused patients” has been confirmed to take place on Friday 26 May 2017 at the 70th World Health Assembly. Linked to WHA70 agenda item of “Principles for global consensus on the donation and management of...
At the 69th World Health Assembly in Geneva in May 2016, IAPO raised the issue of access to health services by chronically ill refugees, migrants and internally displaced people. This issue will be revisited during the forthcoming World Health Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland from 22-27 May, 2017.
IAPO will take on the management of the Patient Research Exchange (PRE) platform from Novartis. This is in effort to allow IAPO member organizations to fully engage with the pharmaceutical industry through research and ‘be the change they wish to see in the pharmaceutical world!’ The...
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.


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