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Rwanda has launched a drone delivery network to transport vital blood supplies to far-flung areas of the country. Through a partnership with the Government of Rwanda, Zipline, a Silicon Valley Start-up will deliver all blood products for twenty hospitals and health centers starting this summer,...
Whoever wins the Director-Generalship of the World Health Organization (WHO) faces the twin challenge of not only revamping global public health but also promoting patient-centred healthcare. While candidates are promising leadership and bold change, improving the lives of patients from all around...
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.


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