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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...
September, 2018 New York - The UN General Assembly is the main deliberative, policymaking and representative organ of the United Nations. 193 Countries come together to deliberate on national and global policies. This year the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were discussed in every meeting...
IAPO members from Ghana, Christopher Agbega of Sharecare Ghana and Theobald Owusu-Ansah of Hepatitis Foundation of Ghana , represented IAPO at the 'Africa Stakeholder Roundtable: Trust in Healthcare Systems' organised by the Fight the Fakes Campaign and The International Federation of...
25 October 2018 to 26 October 2018
Achieving Universal Health Coverage and the Sustainable Development Goals This year the world will come together at the Global Conference on Primary Health Care to recommit to strengthening primary health care to achieve universal health coverage and the Sustainable Development Goals. The...
4 December 2018 to 5 December 2018
Theme: “Access to Essential Medicines and Technologies” Location: Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre (DICEC), Dubai The Global Summit is the thought leadership event designed to elevate cardiovascular disease, the world’s number one killer, as the top priority...
19 September 2018
This session will focus on how Trust in Health Authorities and Healthcare Professionals is paramount in implementing a fully efficient Healthcare System. Participants will address the progress Ghana and other African countries have been making in raising their standards in the Ethics and Business...
8 October 2018 to 12 October 2018
The sixty-ninth session of the World Health Organization Regional Committee for the Western Pacific will be held from 8 to 12 October 2018 in Manila, Philippines.
We would like to congratulate IAPO member Dr Yasmin Rashid , Secretary General of Thalassaemia Society of Pakistan, for her appointment as Health Minister in Punjab Province, Pakistan. Dr Rashid, who most recently spoke at IAPO’s 8th Global Patients Congress , highlighted the need to super-...
IAPO CEO, Kawaldip Sehmi, recently represented IAPO at the 8th APEC High-Level Meeting on Health & the Economy in Papua New Guinea. He shares the main take aways with us. The 8th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) high level meeting was an important milestone in leveraging the growing...

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