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This week the World Health Organization (WHO) launched a new global strategy and campaign for injection safety.
7 April 2015
As our food supply becomes increasingly globalized, the need to strengthen food safety systems in and between all countries is becoming more and more evident. That is why the WHO is promoting efforts to improve food safety, from farm to plate (and everywhere in between) on World Health Day, 7 April...
The importance of universal health coverage and the need for transparency at the World Health Organization's Executive Board meeting, January 2015.
The IAPO Governing Board recently signed up to several collaborative campaigns and our universal health coverage principles are now available.
Over the last few months, IAPO has been working on a new strategic plan for 2015 to 2017. Our key theme is universal health coverage.
KP Tsang, IAPO Chair, and John Forman, from IAPO member NZ Organisation for Rare Disorders, attended the WHO Regional Committee meeting for Western Pacific from 13 to 17 October in Manila, Philippines. John answered a few questions about the meeting. In what ways did you represent IAPO at your WHO...
Eva Maria Ruiz de Castilla, IAPO Secretary, and Piga Fernández, from IAPO member Fundación GIST Chile, attended the WHO Regional Committee meeting for the Americas in Washington DC, USA, from 29 September to 3 October. Piga answered a few questions about the meeting. In what ways did you represent...
In October 2014, IAPO Policy Manager Alison Lightbourne attended a meeting to discuss health technology assessment (HTA) and how it will help or limit patient access to new medicines and treatment. HTA is quickly evolving into a global issue and is now featured within the World Health Organisation...
Jolanta Bilinska, IAPO Chair Elect, and Evgenia Starkova, from IAPO member Together Against Cancer, attended the WHO Regional Committee meeting for Europe in Copenhagen, Denmark from 15 to 18 September 2014. In what ways did you represent IAPO at your WHO Regional Committee? We shared two...

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