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On 16 -17th September 2020 over 1200 patient advocates from 101 countries came together for the virtual 9 th Global Patients Congress (GPC 2020) under the theme co-creation in innovative healthcare during Covid-19. Arising from the event, was the following call to action: The 9 th Global Patients...
In observance of the 2nd World Patient Safety Day (WPSD), IAPO is launching virtual interactive World Patient Safety Day 2020 map. This map aims to visualize global commitments and unite all stakeholders in their efforts to advocate for and contribute to better patient and health worker safety in...
Our virtual GPC 2020 will take place over two days from Wednesday 16 September. You can join the short, interactive sessions live or catch up later on demand for 1 month. Join us at this virtual congress to cut through the noise and engage in focused discussion on health systems strengthening and...
14 September 2020 to 16 September 2020
Join us for Virtual ISPOR Asia Pacific 2020 , a unique knowledge-sharing experience that will bring together some of the brightest minds and luminaries in the field of HEOR to discuss the key issues stakeholders across the healthcare spectrum are facing in these unprecedented times. Themed “...
17 September 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has unveiled the serious difficulties health workers are facing worldwide while responding to this unprecedented global public health challenge. Therefore to mark World Patient Safety Day 2020 patients and the global health community will mark this globa campaign to emphasize...
On 17 September 2020, IAPO will be joining the global health community in celebrating World Patient Safety Day (WPSD). This year will mark the second year we are marking the day after the World Health Organization Member States from all 194 countries endorsed the establishment of the day to be...
The global health community is invited to register for the 9th Global Patients Congress (GPC 2020), to be held virtually as a two day event from 16 - 17 September 2020! First established in 2005, the Congress is IAPO's bi-annual event which brings together patient advocates, policy makers,...
16 September 2020 to 17 September 2020
In light of current circumstances related to the COVID-19 pandemic and in the best interest of participants, we have made the difficult but inevitable decision to postpone the 9th Global Patients Congress to a virtual event on 16 -17 September 2020, under the theme of 'Co-creation in Innovative...
Article by the International Self-Care Foundation The coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic has illustrated the importance of self-care – in good hygiene practices such as handwashing, covering coughs and sneezes, and the use of facemasks. Self-care is also central to mutual risk reduction through...
Judy Stenmark, Director General of The Global Self-Care Federation (GSCF), shares her thoughts on the recent disruption to healthcare systems globally. She emphasizes that this is the start of a greater focus on self-care, as we explore new ways to meet patient needs. July 24th marks the 10th...

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