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.

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

MENTOR-AFE: Building leaders for an age-friendly world

The World Health Organization and the International Federation on Ageing are excited to announce the launch of the Age-friendly Environments Mentoring Programme (MENTOR-AFE), aimed at strengthening age-friendly city and community leaders. If you are an emerging or current leader in age-friendly cities and communities that would benefit from further skill…

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Webinar Announcement: WHO/IFA Webinar Series – 28 February 2018, 1 PM GMT

Webinar Announcement: Social inclusion and the design of age-friendly spaces (28 February 2018, 1pm GMT) The upcoming WHO / IFA webinar – Social inclusion and the design of age-friendly spaces will be taking place on 28 February 2018 from 1:00pm – 2:00pm GMT. This webinar will be presented by Dr…

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Exploring lifelong immunization as a foundation of healthy ageing

The International Federation on Ageing (IFA), in collaboration with Ældre Sagen, convened the Adult Vaccination: A Public Health Priority expert meeting on 16-17 January 2018 in Copenhagen, Denmark. This international, high-level knowledge exchange platform aimed to highlight vaccination activities of countries in the Nordic region, and to promote dialogue among…

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Blog

World Immunization Week 2018: Vaccination in at-risk groups

This week is World Immunization Week (WIW) with the theme of “Protected Together, #VaccinesWork.” World Immunization Week is a campaign led by the World Health Organization (WHO) which highlights the “importance of community” in establishing herd immunity, increasing vaccination education and uptake, and countering vaccine hesitancy. The International Federation on…

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