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

World Health Organization – Seeking Candidates for Director of Ageing and Life Course (ALC)

The World Health Organization (WHO) seeks candidates for the following senior level position Deadline for applications: 12 October 2018 Director of Ageing and Life Course (ALC),  to lead the department and the work of WHO in presenting a compelling vision and lead global efforts in reframing of the way the world…

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Presentations from the IFA 14th Global Conference on Ageing Available

The International Federation on Ageing (IFA) was proud to host the 14th Global Conference on Ageing in Toronto, Canada.  Over 1,200 delegates from more than 70 countries across the globe attended the conference with the overarching theme being “Towards a Decade of Healthy Ageing – From Evidence to Action”. The…

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Towards a Decade of Healthy Ageing

This is an excerpt from a recently published article in Health Europa Quarterly By Dr Jane Barratt and Megan Acton The International Federation on Ageing (IFA) is dedicated to a world in which the health, rights and choices of older people are both protected and respected. Central to delivering this is…

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Blog

Blindness is Not Inevitable – World Sight Day 2018

Today is World Sight Day – an awareness day dedicated to drawing attention to vision health issues. Maintaining vision function is a key aspect of healthy ageing as it can enable people to keep doing what they value as long as possible.  Older age is often associated with vision loss;…

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