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

Joint Statement: Stopping the Spread of Vaccine Misinformation

Full Statement | 26 April 2019 Vaccination is a proven mechanism for managing and eliminating life-threatening infectious diseases and is estimated to prevent approximately 2 – 3 million deaths each year.  It is one of the most cost-effective public health interventions that is accessible to even the most hard-to-reach and…

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Take Action: Iluvien Survey for Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)

Are you a person living with Diabetic Macular Edema (DME) or a caregiver for a person living with DME?  The International Federation on Ageing (IFA), in partnership with the Canadian Council of the Blind (CCB), Diabetes Canada and the Canadian Association for Retired Persons (CARP), have launched a survey to…

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Webinar Announcement: What is the role for public policy and technology in increasing immunisation uptake across the life course?

What is the role for public policy and technology in increasing immunisation uptake across the life course? is the fourth webinar of the International Federation on Ageing (IFA) Post-Conference Education Webinar Series and throughout the interactive presentation will discuss the adult vaccination work of governments and NGOs, as well as…

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Blog

Initiatives to Increasing Immunisation Rates in Australia

Submitted by: The Australian College of Nursing Australia has a world class, federally funded public health system. The importance of herd immunity and the public health benefits of timely vaccination are recognised and funded through a range of national, state and territory programs. As a result, Australia’s diverse population have…

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