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.

News

Live from New York: IFA at the UN in April

IFA – Live from New York Post by Dr. Sandra Timmermann, IFA UN Representative and Editor of Live From New York. Please e-mail Dr. Timmermann with any questions or comments. IFA UN TEAM ADVOCATES FOR OLDER WOMEN’S ISSUES AT CSW IN MARCH The 61st Commission on the Status of Women…

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Food a basic need life necessity?

The United States President, Mr. Donald Trump is coming under fire for proposing a budget that includes the complete elimination of federal funding for the Meals on Wheels Program (MOWP). Meals on wheels services provide food to the elderly, poor, veterans, disabled and others who often can’t leave their homes….

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Live from New York: IFA at the UN in March

IFA – Live from New York Post by Dr. Sandra Timmermann, IFA UN Representative and Editor of Live From New York. Please e-mail Dr. Timmermann with any questions or comments. IFA Proposes a Life Course Approach to Eradicating Poverty at UN Side Event   Dr. Jane Barratt, at an IFA…

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Blog

World Immunization Week 2017

The efficacy of global health infrastructure to support a growing ageing population is a vital part of healthy ageing. This includes advocating alongside countries in the Global South, where public health infrastructure, including that concerning vaccination across the life course, may still be in its early stages. Establishing a cohesive…

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