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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Sign the Older LGBTQI Call to Action Today

Join a global network of individuals and organizations committed to protecting and promoting the rights of older people by signing the Older LGBTQI People Call to Action!

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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

IFA Welcomes Three New Project Officers

The International Federation on Ageing is pleased to welcome Ms. Anna Sangster, Ms. Stephanie Sebastian and Ms. Helen Valkanas to the team as Project Officers this March/April. As recent graduates of their respective Masters of Public Health programs, they bring experience and renewed passion for the priority project areas of…

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2018 Annual Report – Now Available

The International Federation on Ageing’s 2018 Annual Report is now available.  The report highlights key accomplishments within priority projects and program areas as well as financial statements for the period of April 2017 – March 2018. Click here to download a copy of the 2018 Annual Report. For any questions,…

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United Nations Side Event: Fostering Resilience across the Life Course through Universal Health Coverage

The International Federation on Ageing (IFA) is co-hosting a side event entitled ‘Fostering Resilience across the Life Course through Universal Health Coverage (UHC)’ at the upcoming 57th Session of the Commission for Social Development at the United Nations (UN) Headquarters in New York. The side event will showcase UHC as…

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Blog

Are Influenza Vaccines Worth It?

This blog was based on the paper written by: Palache, Abraham. (2018). Internal Medicine Review. Global Seasonal Influenza Disease and Vaccination: A Paradox with Substantial Public Health Implications. To learn more, click here. To the average person, the flu (also known as influenza), is no more than a severe form…

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