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16 November 2021 to 17 November 2021
We are delighted to announce that IAPO's 3rd Asia Pacific Patients Congress is once again going virtual and will take place on 16 -17 November 2021. This flagship event will once again bring together our regional membership of expert patients with a variety of high-level healthcare stakeholders...
We are delighted to invite you to register for our upcoming virtual 3rd Asia-Pacific Patients Congress (APPC 2021) taking place on 16 -17 November 2021. This flagship event will once again bring together our regional membership of expert patients with a variety of high-level healthcare stakeholders...
16 September 2021
Thursday, September 16, 2021 | 12:00pm - 1:30pm BST This World Patient Safety Day (WPSD) on 17th September 2021 is dedicated to safe maternal and newborn care in acknowledgment of the significant burden of avoidable harm women and newborns are exposed to due to unsafe care, particularly around the...
17 September 2021
World Patient Safety Day 2021 is dedicated to “Safe maternal and newborn care” in acknowledgment of the significant burden of avoidable harm women and newborns are exposed to due to unsafe care, particularly around the time of childbirth. On 17 September 2021, WHO Patient Safety...
The Asia Pacific Patient innovation Summit has published a whitepaper, which aims to serve as a blueprint to help patient organizations improve their approach to sustainable funding, digitalization, and multi-stakeholder partnerships. The Asia Pacific Patient Innovation Summit (APPIS) has published...
26 August 2021
The Pinnacle Program, a peer-to-peer mentoring program started by Rare Cancers Australia for patient organizations, will hold a virtual workshop on the ‘Importance and Role of Patient Organisations in Shaping Health Systems’ on 26 August 2021. The webinar will be in English with...
On Wednesday 4 August 2021, the WHO Patient Safety Flagship Programme, marked the achievement of an important and historic milestone, the launch of the Global Patient Safety Action Plan 2021-2030 - a roadmap towards a vision of a world where no one is harmed in healthcare & all patients receive...
Theme: Safe maternal and newborn care With the world still facing the COVID-19 pandemic and the inequities that surfaced as a result, the most vulnerable and marginalized populations are being disproportionately affected not only due to the direct effects of the pandemic and lack of access to...
Each year, the overuse and abuse of antibiotics leads to 700,000 deaths from drug-resistant disease, and that figure could rise to as many as 10 million annually by 2050. Though the World Health Organization adopted a global action plan on what the global health community often calls the “...
4 August 2021
The WHO Patient Safety flagship is organizing a public event to launch and introduce the Global Patient Safety Action Plan 2021-2030 to all stakeholders. This global action plan aspires for “a world in which no one is harmed in health care, and every patient receives safe and respectful care...

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