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

World Pneumonia Day 2018

12 November 2018 FULL STATEMENT  Today, in honour of World Pneumonia Day, The International Federation on Ageing joins the Alliance for Aging Research, the European Federation of Allergy and Airways Diseases Patients’ Associations, the European Geriatric Medicine Society, the European Interdisciplinary Council on Ageing, the Immunisation Coalition, Immunize Canada, the International…

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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 EXTENDED: 1 November 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…

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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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Blog

Human rights do not diminish with age – The #AgeingEqual Campaign

Ageism, whether explicit or implicit, is pervasive in society. Through stigma, prejudice and age-based discrimination, ageism negatively impacts older people at both the individual and institutional level.  Ageism involves the stereotypes, prejudice and discrimination experienced by individuals on the basis of age, often negatively impacting health and wellbeing. On International…

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