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 Immunisation for All Ages Summit

June 5-6, 2019 – Washington D.C. Executive Summary “Prioritisation of Prevention,” the theme of the 2019 Immunisation for All Ages Summit, grounded the gathering in a solid  understanding of the current global policy environment regarding the health, social and economic benefits of vaccines while also acknowledging the serious inequities within and across countries…

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Fill in the gaps: Don’t let flu break your patient’s heart

Press Release The International Federation on Ageing highlights importance of flu awareness to at-risk groups Toronto, Ontario – September 29, 2019: Today, on World Heart Day, the International Federation on Ageing (IFA) calls on all health care professionals to encourage older people and most importantly those with cardiovascular disease in…

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29th Anniversary Celebration of International Day of Older Persons at the United Nations

“THE JOURNEY TO AGE EQUALITY” 10th October 2019 10 am-1 pm United Nations ECOSOC Chamber The United Nations International Day of Older Persons aims to enshrine and promote the rights of older persons and to engage and mobilize advocates to protect those rights. The panel will look at sub-themes including…

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Blog

Inégalités en matière de soins chez les personnes âgées : pourquoi la vaccination tout au long de la vie est importante

  Jane Barratt, Secrétaire générale, International Federation on Ageing (IFA) et Isabelle Deschamps, Responsable des Affaires Publiques Vaccins Monde, Sanofi Pasteur.   D’ici 2020, et pour la première fois dans l’histoire, le nombre de personnes âgées de 60 ans et plus dépassera celui des enfants de moins de 5 ans [1]….

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