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70 key healthcare individuals from across Latin America met in Panama this week to discuss some of the biggest challenges facing patients today.
The Governing Board of the International Alliance of Patients’ Organizations ( IAPO ) has announced the appointment of Mr Kawaldip Sehmi as the new Chief Executive Officer of IAPO .
The World Health Organization (WHO) made it unambiguously clear today that researchers have an ethical imperative to make results from all clinical trials – including past trials – publicly available.
Press release: A new resource has recently been launched to help Latin American patients understand biological medicines and make informed decisions about their care.
News release: Growing support for shared ethical principles from healthcare and medicines providers
The International Alliance of Patients’ Organizations (IAPO) has received an impassioned letter from our member , the Liberian United Youth for Community Safety and Development, which describes how the Ebola epidemic is having a dire effect on health facilities and on communities. Our member...
Wednesday 1 October 2014 Media alert for immediate release The International Alliance of Patients’ Organizations (IAPO) thanks Ms Jo Groves for her dedicated service as Chief Executive Officer after ten successful years with the organization. Ms Groves has resigned from the position in order to take up new challenges.
There was widespread consensus that drug regulators and patient groups need to work more closely together in Latin America at a multi-stakeholder seminar held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil yesterday.
Ascot, United Kingdom, 31 March 2014 – This was the call from Stephen Murby Wright, Consumers Health Forum of Australia during a multi-stakeholder panel discussion during the International Alliance of Patients’ Organization’s ( IAPO ) 6th Global Patients Congress, held in the UK on 29-31 March 2014. This was supported by Dame Sally Davies, Chief Medical Officer ( CMO ), UK Government, in her keynote address, who emphasised the importance of patient and public involvement: ‘Healthcare research should be carried out by and with members of the public, not just done for or to the public.’
New Delhi, India, 17 December 2013 – “It is time that we came together as one voice” was the call from Dr Ratna Devi, CEO, DakshamA Health & Education Foundation, to patients’ organizations gathered at IAPO’s first multi-stakeholder seminar held in South-East Asia yesterday. The seminar entitled, ‘Meeting patients’ needs in South-East Asia – effective strategies for tackling NCDs and improving patient safety’, explored relevant issues in healthcare systems and patients’ needs from around the region.


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