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

Prioritizing Vaccination in At-Risk Groups

Outcomes of the Belfast and Stockholm Meetings on Adult Vaccination   This past fall, the IFA held meetings in Belfast, United Kingdom (6-7 September 2018) and Stockholm, Sweden (11-12 October 2018, in collaboration with the Swedish Heart and Lung Association) to raise the profile of adult vaccination in disease-specific groups…

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Webinar Announcement: Human Rights of Older Persons and Agenda 2030

With a rapidly ageing global population, addressing the and harnessing the opportunities that older people experience is of great importance.  In August 2019, the International Federation on Ageing (IFA) hosted the 14th Global Conference on Ageing in Toronto, Canada, with 1200 experts gathering from around the world.  The theme of…

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World Braille Day 2019

The World Blind Union celebrated World Braille Day on 4 January 2019, declared by the United Nations as an international day to commemorate the importance of braille. This day recognized the right of access to braille by blind people and raised awareness on its relevance. Braille has received recognition by…

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Blog

Introducing the IFA Post-Conference Education Webinar Series

In 2018 the IFA held its largest global conference to date, convening over 1200 delegates. However, there are many more people who wanted to participate and were unable. As such, it is with great excitement that the IFA announces a new Post-Conference Education Webinar Series featuring the most popular and…

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