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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Sign the Older LGBTQI Call to Action Today

Join a global network of individuals and organizations committed to protecting and promoting the rights of older people by signing the Older LGBTQI People Call to Action!

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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.

IFA Expert Centre Spotlights

In support of the IFA’s “virtual expert centre” Spotlights connect the IFA’s experts to global issues currently trending in the news.

Click here to view the full range of IFA ExpertFile Spotlights.

News

2018 Annual Report – Now Available

The International Federation on Ageing’s 2018 Annual Report is now available.  The report highlights key accomplishments within priority projects and program areas as well as financial statements for the period of April 2017 – March 2018. Click here to download a copy of the 2018 Annual Report. For any questions,…

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United Nations Side Event: Fostering Resilience across the Life Course through Universal Health Coverage

The International Federation on Ageing (IFA) is co-hosting a side event entitled ‘Fostering Resilience across the Life Course through Universal Health Coverage (UHC)’ at the upcoming 57th Session of the Commission for Social Development at the United Nations (UN) Headquarters in New York. The side event will showcase UHC as…

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Webinar Announcement: Combating Ageism to Improve Access to Employment

Combating Ageism to Improve Access to Employment is the second webinar of the International Federation on Ageing (IFA) Post-Conference Education Webinar Series and throughout the interactive presentation will explore the importance of supporting an ageing workforce, as well as outline the actions that need to be taken to ensure that employers…

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Blog

Live from New York: What’s Happening in Ageing at the United Nations in 2019?

The United Nations, founded in 1945, is currently made up of 193 Member States.  You might ask “where does ageing fit into the UN’s mandate?”  Actually, all of the issues mentioned above impact older persons.  While the UN has a unit that focuses on ageing, the needs and concerns of older…

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