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

Webinar Announcement: WHO/IFA Webinar Series – 28 February 2018, 1 PM GMT

Webinar Announcement: Social inclusion and the design of age-friendly spaces (28 February 2018, 1pm GMT) The upcoming WHO / IFA webinar – Social inclusion and the design of age-friendly spaces will be taking place on 28 February 2018 from 1:00pm – 2:00pm GMT. This webinar will be presented by Dr…

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Exploring lifelong immunization as a foundation of healthy ageing

The International Federation on Ageing (IFA), in collaboration with Ældre Sagen, convened the Adult Vaccination: A Public Health Priority expert meeting on 16-17 January 2018 in Copenhagen, Denmark. This international, high-level knowledge exchange platform aimed to highlight vaccination activities of countries in the Nordic region, and to promote dialogue among…

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Webinar Announcement: “Ageism and Age-Based Discrimination in LGBTQ2 Communities” (8 February 2018, 12 PM EST)

The IFA – in partnership with SAGE and Egale Canada – are proud to present the latest webinar in the series on older LGBTQ2 people. “Ageism and Age-Based Discrimination in LGBTQ2 Communities” will be taking place on 8 February 2018 from 12:00 – 1:00 pm EST. This webinar will discuss…

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Blog

Webinar Series on Older LGBTQ2 People: Ageism and Age-Based Discrimination in LGBTQ2 Communities

“Ageism and Age-Based Discrimination in LGBTQ2 Communities” was the latest webinar in a series created to address the inequalities of older LGBTQ2 people around the world. The webinar “Ageism and Age-Based Discrimination in LGBTQ2 Communities” was moderated by Dr Jane Barratt, Secretary General of the International Federation on Ageing (IFA)…

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