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.

Click here to view the full range of IFA ExpertFile Spotlights.

News

Adult Vaccination: A Critical Element to a Life Course Approach to Healthy Ageing for Adults with Diabetes

Consensus Statement Click here for PDF version. Diabetes is a significant global public health concern with wide ranging social and economic consequences.  In the United Kingdom close to 4 million people live with diabetes,[1] with associated costs expected to reach £16.9 billion by 2035.[2] Older people with diabetes often deal…

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Advocate for the rights of older persons at the United Nations in Geneva

The IFA is an international non-governmental organization with a membership base comprising government, NGOs, academics, industry, and individuals in 70 countries.  With general consultative status at the United Nations and its agencies, and formal relations with the World Health Organization, the IFA has maintained a strong voice in the dialogue on…

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Webinar Announcement: Use of medicines by the elderly – The role of pharmacy in promoting adherence

Population ageing and the consequent increase in the number of people taking multiple medicines for long-term conditions create a need for the development of targeted services to improve care at the community level and quality of life. Enabling people to live a longer and better life should be the overarching…

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Blog

Eye See You Holiday Photo Contest 2018

The Eye See You campaign aims to improve eye health education and help Canadians maintain and promote vision health across the life course. This holiday season, the International Federation on Ageing and the Eye See You campaign are inviting amateur and professional photographers across Canada to join us in raising…

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