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12 November 2018 to 18 November 2018
Each November, World Antibiotic Awareness Week (WAAW) aims to increase global awareness of antibiotic resistance (AMR) and to encourage best practices among the general public, health workers and policy makers to avoid the further emergence and spread of antibiotic resistance. Since their discovery...
IAPO and Teva Pharmaceuticals held the NCD Care Continuum: Multi-Sectoral Action to Advance Management of NCDs event in advance of the 3rd UN High Level Meeting on Noncommunicable Diseases, on 25th September where the discussion was on the building of multisectoral and multidisciplinary...
30 October 2018 to 1 November 2018
The conference is being held in collaboration with UN Environment, World Meteorological Organization (WMO), the Secretariat of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the Climate and Clean Air Coalition to Reduce Short-Lived Climate Pollutants (CCAC) and the United Nations Economic...
St Olav’s Hospital in Norway continues to receive international acclaim and win several awards for its innovative architecture that focused on collaboration between the architects, patients and employees resulting in a new design that benefits all. The success of this hospital, continues to...
Every year since 2011, patient advocates globally have marked the start of December with Patient Solidarity Day and this year is no different. The campaign, whose theme is 'Safe Medication and Healthcare for All' will be marked on 7th December 2018. Prominent organizations across the world will...
10 December 2018 to 12 December 2018
The 5th APEC Blood Safety Policy Forum will be held in Taipei, Chinese Taipei. The theme for this year’s Policy Forum is “ Raising and Converging Standards through Centers of Excellence ”. Access to a safe and sufficient supply of blood and related products and services, including blood transfusion...
10 October 2017
The day provides an opportunity "for all stakeholders working on mental health issues to talk about their work, and what more needs to be done to make mental health care a reality for people worldwide". This year's theme set by the World Federation for Mental Health is mental health in the...
Is tackling premature mortality caused by the world’s number one killer – heart disease, something that interests you? Global leaders, individuals and organizations in the field of circulatory health are invited to partner in furthering cardiovascular health through the World Heart Federation Salim...
Patients need to be able to trust in the interactions between pharma, healthcare professionals and medical representatives By Thomas Cueni, IFPMA Director General and co-chair of the APEC Biopharmaceutical Working Group on Ethics An efficient healthcare system depends on mutual trust between...
The manufacture and distribution of fake medicines is an enormous and growing public health risk with an untold cost to lives. According to a report published by the World Health Organisation , one in ten medical products circulating in low- and middle-income countries are estimated to be either...

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