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24 March 2021
World TB Day celebrated on 24 March each year, is an opportunity to raise awareness about the burden of tuberculosis (TB) worldwide and the status of TB prevention and care efforts. It is also an opportunity to mobilize political and social commitment for further progress in efforts to end TB. The...
Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) are responsible for 71% of all worldwide mortality each year. Despite a wealth of knowledge that offers evidence-based expert guidance for managing illness and preventing risk, in many parts of the world whether in high-income or low-income countries, we are still...
IAPO is proud to be part of the #TeamVaccines, a global digital campaign designed to build confidence in COVID-19 vaccines launched by the International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers & associations (IFPMA). We support this campaign because we believe vaccination is not just an...
11 March 2021
What is the role of compassionate leadership in driving quality care? Please join Focus Area for Compassion and Ethics (FACE) discussion about the power of compassionate global health leaders. This webinar will explore the role and value of compassionate leadership in global health settings and how...
9 March 2021 to 11 March 2021
The establishment of a WHO Global Diabetes Compact (GDC) presents an opportunity to institutionalize meaningful engagement of people living with diabetes (PLWD) from the early stages of development of the initiative. With the intention of engaging PLWD as co-creators in the development and...
Endorse and sign the call Patients, Civil Society and Youth Organisations, Products Development Partnerships, Health and Pharmaceutical Industries, and all stakeholders who are striving to improve global public health - welcome the African Medicines Agency (AMA) Treaty made at the 32nd ordinary...
4 February 2021
Thursday 4 February 2021 at 13:00 CET About People living with NCDs (PLWNCDs) are at the heart of a deadly burden which causes 82% of premature deaths in low-and middle-income (LMIC) countries. PLWNCDs, their healthcare providers and the communities they serve have a first-hand knowledge on how...
The 148th session of the World Health Organization’s Executive Board (EB) took place on 18-26 January 2021 in Geneva, Switzerland with a focus on the challenges of COVID-19, the need to strengthen health systems. The Governing Board Chair, and Governing Board Secretary were able to attend a...
4 February 2021
Join IDF next week on Thursday 4 February 2021, 12:00 p.m. CET for a virtual launch of their new guide for Diabetes Epidemiology Studies. The guide is intended to help researchers conduct proficient and high-quality diabetes epidemiological studies and help inform future diabetes and health service...
We at IAPO are extremely delighted that on Thursday 21st January 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) Member States and non-state actors expressed their unanimous support to the proposed Global Patient Safety Action Plan 2021-2030 as a key instrument to guide patient safety improvements at all...

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