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.

News

Snap, Share, and Win! Enter the Eye See You Holiday Contest Today

The International Federation on Ageing is inviting amateur and professional photographers across Canada to join us in celebrating eye health this holiday season. Tweet a photo of your favourite holiday sight using the hashtag #EyeSeeYou2016, and you will be automatically entered to win a brand new pair of Ray-Ban sunglasses, valued…

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Call for Expressions of Interest: Community-based social innovations for older people to identify case study sites in middle-income countries

The World Health Organization Centre for Health Development (WHO Kobe Centre – WKC) and RAND Europe would like to invite expressions of interest for the identification of case-studies on community-based social innovations (CBSIs) that support older people in middle-income countries (MICs). Deadline for submission: 31 December 2016 What are CBSIs? Community-based social innovations…

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New landmark study reveals adults with diabetes at unnecessary risk of vision loss

The DR Barometer – a study of almost 7,000 adults with diabetes and health care professionals from 41 countries highlights the urgent need for clear patient care pathways and robust, responsive health systems around the world to prevent unnecessary vision loss associated with diabetes.1 Approximately one in three adults with…

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Live From New York: IFA at the UN in January

IFA – Live from New York Guest post by Ms. Frances Zainoeddin, IFA UN Representative, and Dr. Sandra Timmermann, IFA UN Representative and Editor of Live From New York. Please e-mail Dr. Timmermann with any questions or comments. Update on UN Open-Ended Working Group on Ageing   In the last…

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