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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15th Global Conference on Ageing

Join colleagues from around the world in Niagara Falls, Canada from 1-3 November 2020 to advance the rights of older people globally. Registration is now open as well as abstract submission.

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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

2019 IFA Annual Members Meeting

In accordance with Section 4 of the corporation’s bylaws, IFA members are invited to the Annual Members Meeting to be on the 15th October 2019. To maximise the participation of members around the world the IFA Board of Directors are inviting you to the first virtual annual members meeting and…

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Decade of Healthy Ageing – Update 3

This is the third progress update covering the period June and July 2019 on the process for developing the Decade of Healthy Ageing (2020 – 2030) aligned to Agenda 2030 and its Sustainable Development Goals.   This update focuses on: Growing global and regional political commitments on ageing; Launch of…

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2019 Nominations to the Board of Directors

The IFA Nominating Committee is welcoming expressions of interests from IFA members to be considered for the slate of candidates toward election by the full members to the Board of Directors. Nomination Process Nominations to the Board must be in writing (letter, fax or e-mail) and addressed to the Chair,…

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Blog

Influenza Recommendations for Hajj

3 July 2019 – The Hajj is the yearly pilgrimage Muslims can make to Islam’s holiest city, Mecca in Saudi Arabia to engage in practices to deepen faith and increase a sense of unity and humility within the Muslim community.  It is one of the five pillars of Islam and…

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