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

Global Online Consultation on Research Priority Setting for Healthy Ageing (World Health Organization)

The World Health Organization (WHO) adopted the Global Strategy and Action Plan on Ageing and Health in May 2016 during the World Health Assembly. A key objective of the Strategy is to improve measurement, monitoring, and research on Healthy Ageing. This survey is expected to be completed in 15 minutes…

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Exhibit at the IFA 14th Global Conference on Ageing

The IFA is pleased to announce that applications for exhibitors at the 14th Global Conference on Ageing are now open. The 14th Global Conference on Ageing will be held on 8-10 August 2018 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It is anticipated that over 1,200 thought leaders and experts in the field…

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Egale Canada and the International Federation on Ageing Announce New Collaboration

In recognition of the unique experiences of LGBTQI [1] seniors as a priority population in Canada, Egale Canada and IFA are pleased to announce their formal collaboration.  In preparation for the IFA’s 14th Global Conference on Ageing, Egale is supporting the IFA through LGBTQI inclusion training for its staff, and helping…

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Blog

Unequal Ageing: Addressing Inequalities in an Ageing World

Despite the celebrations that take place on October 1st, the United Nations International Day of Older Persons (UNIDOP), an annual event that commemorates the contributions made by older people to society, it is hard not to also recognize the challenges that ageing populations globally still face.  Two billion people will…

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