Promoting immunisation throughout life – World Immunisation Week
This World Immunisation Week, Immunisation for All Ages (IFAA) supports the World Health Organization’s (WHO) statement that, “at all ages, vaccines save lives and keep us safe” and calls upon professional, patient and advocacy organisations, together with all levels of government to increase their investment in prevention policy that supports immunisation at all stages of life.
Press Release: COVID-19 Exposing Historic Shortfalls in Long-Term Care
Today, all levels of government in Canada are confronted with the stark reality of what many residents, families and civil society witness in long-term care homes on a daily basis: a fundamental lack of coordination and a cohesive set of protocols that could save lives and minimize harm to families and health care professionals.
Open letter to World Health Organization (and to Member States). WHO must prioritize the needs of older people in its response to the Covid-19 pandemic
With reference to the Covid-19: open letter to WHO and member states (“the Open Letter”) by P. Lloyd-Sherlock et al, the International Federation of Ageing and others have collected signatories to support this Open Letter.
IFA Launches COVID-19 Resource Library
In these unprecedented times, evidence shows that COVID-19 poses a great risk to older people and those with existing chronic conditions.
This platform aims to inform and drive policy discussions through highlighting the views of thought leaders in various associated fields.
Share Your Voice
To launch the Vaccines4Life website, IFA is requesting the submission of a short video response to two questions. Please keep responses to each question to a maximum of 15 seconds. Afterwards, IFA will create compilation videos of these responses, to be featured on the new Vaccines4Life website, and shared through social media during WIW.
IFA UN Representative Dr Cynthia Stuen on Generation Bold Radio
Dr Stuen was interviewed on a segment of Generation Bold Radio regarding her role with IFA and the NGO Committee on Ageing.
Part-time Tutor Role: Online Learning Programme on Healthy Ageing
Join the WHO Online Learning Programme on Healthy Ageing as a tutor and lead an international group to engage meaningfully with the topic of Healthy Ageing.
Health and Aging Policy Fellows Program
With an ageing population, one of the greatest challenges is ensuring that policies provide the best possible quality of life for all across all dimensions of society. The goal...
WHO Confirms Continuation of Official Relations with IFA
The Executive Board of the World Health Organization has decided to maintain official relations with the IFA. This decision was made in the 146th session of the WHO meeting in...
Keynote Speaker Announcement
IFA 15th Global Conference on Ageing "Rights Matter". Be inspired by our keynote speaker for 3 November 2020, Mr. Spencer West. The life of visionary and activist Spencer West...
Press Release: IFA Support for the Decade of Healthy Ageing 2020–2030
6 February 2020 Geneva, Switzerland - The 146th session of the World Health Organization Executive Board is currently taking place at WHO headquarters in Geneva, 3-8 February...
Release of First-Ever National Clinical Guidelines on Substance Use Disorders among Older Canadians
Toronto, Ontario, January 20, 2020 – Canadian healthcare providers now have the tools they need to better support the prevention,...