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.

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News

Research published by the IFA suggests that influenza vaccination has an additional layer of benefits for older people and those suffering with chronic illness

July 4, 2019 Toronto, Ontario – A report released today by the International Federation on Ageing (IFA) highlights a key finding; the annual flu shot may have a protective effect in addition to preventing or reducing the severity of infection. “This recent report commissioned and developed by the IFA has…

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Launching: “Targeted Communications: Worth the Shot” White Paper

IFA launches the white paper “Targeted Communications: Worth the Shot” which calls on stakeholders to use communication strategies to improve adult vaccination rates. 4 June 2019 Toronto, ON — Today, the International Federation on Ageing (IFA) launches “Targeted Communications: Worth the Shot” a white paper which argues that current public…

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Adult Vaccination Consensus Statements on Mobilizing Policy and Public Health Communications

The International Federation on Ageing (IFA) is pleased to release the following consensus statements:   Adult Vaccination in the Asia Pacific: Mobilizing Policy and Practice The following consensus statement was formed as result of the “Adult Vaccination in the Asia Pacific: Mobilizing Policy and Practice” expert meeting, convened by the…

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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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