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

IFA Appoints and Renews Directors to Global Board

Press Release: 14 December, 2018 International Federation on Ageing Appoints and Renews Directors to Global Board Canada, Toronto – On 6-7 December, 2018 the International Federation on Ageing (IFA) Board of Directors held its Annual Members Meeting in Copenhagen, Denmark in the new headquarters of DaneAge.  At the AGM, the election…

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Petition to Improve the National Policy on Adult Immunization in Japan

See official statement here. With a low birth rate and long life expectancy, Japan is holding on to its position as the world’s oldest society, a quality to be admired, with 1 in 4 people aged 65 and older.  It is therefore essential that the government policies provide older people…

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Adult Vaccination: A Critical Element to a Life Course Approach to Healthy Ageing for Adults with Diabetes

Consensus Statement Click here for PDF version. Diabetes is a significant global public health concern with wide ranging social and economic consequences.  In the United Kingdom close to 4 million people live with diabetes,[1] with associated costs expected to reach £16.9 billion by 2035.[2] Older people with diabetes often deal…

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Blog

Free and equal across the life course?

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights turns 70 years old today – Human Rights Day.  This document was adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations (UN) on 10 December, 1948 and sets out the common standards of fundamental human rights to be universally protected, with 30 ‘articles’ spelling…

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