Eye See You National Campaign on Eye Health

We surveyed ordinary Canadians and medical professionals to learn about the importance they place on vision health, physician autonomy and patient choice and empowerment.

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Your Global Point of Contact on Adult Vaccination

Learn more about how IFA works with NGOs, clinicians, and other experts to improve uptake rates of adult immunization globally and ensuring healthy ageing for all.

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DR Barometer: Shifting the Needle to Prevent DR

The time has come to take meaningful action to stop the advance of a debilitating vision disorder known as diabetic retinopathy (DR), which affects some 93 million adults worldwide.

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IFA 14th Global Conference on Ageing

The IFA 14th Global Conference on Ageing is taking place in our home city of Toronto, Ontario on August 8-10, 2018. To register now and learn more, please click the link below.

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IFA Expert Centre

The IFA is pleased to launch this “virtual expert centre”, featuring thought leaders and special experts in policy, research and practice in fields associated with population ageing. Click here to view the full IFA Expert Centre.

News

Asociación Colombiana de Gerontología y Geriatría: Vacunación para Adultos en Colombia (Adult Vaccination in Colombia)

Colombia, enfrenta grandes retos en envejecimiento y vejez, dados por la baja tasa de natalidad en comparación con el aumento en la expectativa de vida. Actualmente existen más personas mayores de 60 años que menores de 5 años en el país y en tan solo tres años por cada dos…

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Saying Goodbye to a Friend – Mr. Mete Bora

It is with great sadness that we acknowledge the passing of a former IFA Director, Mr. Mete Bora. To his family and friends we pass on our deepest condolences and know that our thoughts are with you. The legacy Mr Bora leaves behind with his contributions to improve the quality…

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Live from New York: IFA at the UN in April

IFA – Live from New York Post by Dr. Sandra Timmermann, IFA UN Representative and Editor of Live From New York. Please e-mail Dr. Timmermann with any questions or comments. IFA UN TEAM ADVOCATES FOR OLDER WOMEN’S ISSUES AT CSW IN MARCH The 61st Commission on the Status of Women…

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Blog

Older people hit hardest by flu in Europe [Guest Post]

Guest post by Gary Finnegan, Editor, Vaccines Today Flu season is over for another year. Vaccines Today reported that worst-affected age group were those older 65 years of age. One of the key reasons for this was that the dominant flu virus this year – influenza A(H2N2) – usually causes…

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