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.

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UN expert urges public action to halt abuse of older persons by relatives

Guest statement by Ms. Rosa Kornfeld-Matte, Independent Expert on the Human Rights of Older Persons, United Nations Many older persons are at risk of being abused by their own relatives, a United Nations human rights expert has warned. Rosa Kornfeld-Matte, Independent Expert on the human rights of older persons, is…

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2017 Nominations to the Board of Directors

The IFA Nominating Committee is welcoming expressions of interests from IFA members to be considered for the slate of candidates toward election by the full members to the Board of Directors. Nomination Process Nominations to the Board must be in writing (letter, fax or e-mail) and addressed to the Chair,…

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Asociación Colombiana de Gerontología y Geriatría: Vacunación para Adultos en Colombia (Adult Vaccination in Colombia)

Colombia, enfrenta grandes retos en envejecimiento y vejez, dados por la baja tasa de natalidad en comparación con el aumento en la expectativa de vida. Actualmente existen más personas mayores de 60 años que menores de 5 años en el país y en tan solo tres años por cada dos…

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UN expert urges public action to halt abuse of older persons by relatives

Guest statement by Ms. Rosa Kornfeld-Matte, Independent Expert on the Human Rights of Older Persons, United Nations Many older persons are at risk of being abused by their own relatives, a United Nations human rights expert has warned. Rosa Kornfeld-Matte, Independent Expert on the human rights of older persons, is…

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