The pledge to End Immunization Inequity aligns with the principle of the WHO Immunization Agenda 2030 (IA2030) to “Leave no one behind” and supports the strategic objectives for the Decade of Healthy Ageing to improve the lives of older people, their families and their communities.
Changing the Conversation on Adult Vaccination is a ground-breaking study conducted by the International Federation on Ageing (IFA) on the status of influenza campaigns focussed on the most vulnerable members of our population – older adults and those with underlying chronic conditions.
Pneumococcal Pneumonia: Worth the Shot – Joint Statement by the World Coalition on Adult Vaccination
In the following joint statement, the World Coalition on Adult Vaccination calls on professional, patient and advocacy organizations, together with all levels of government to increase their investment in educating and encouraging older adults and those with chronic diseases to be vaccinated against influenza and pneumococcal pneumonia.
V4L Launches Consensus Statement and Report from Forum to Explore the Role of Patient Organisations in Vaccination
Following the IFA-led expert meeting in London, United Kingdom to address the role of advocacy organisations in promoting health through vaccinations, specifically to at-risk groups, the IFA and leading patient organisations in the UK have release a consensus statement and report.
During this First International e-learing Course, leading scientists and researchers from several professional fields will give presentations on a variety of aspects regarding antimicrobial resistance and the role of vaccines.
This World Immunisation Week, Immunisation for All Ages (IFAA) supports the World Health Organization’s (WHO) statement that, “at all ages, vaccines save lives and keep us safe” and calls upon professional, patient and advocacy organisations, together with all levels of government to increase their investment in prevention policy that supports immunisation at all stages of life.
Vaccination against influenza is critical to the health and functional ability of Canadian seniors as well as people with chronic disease, who are at higher risk of morbidity, mortality and prolonged recovery due to underlying frailty and changes in immune function.
June 5-6, 2019 - Washington D.C. Executive Summary “Prioritisation of Prevention,” the theme of the 2019 Immunisation for All Ages Summit, grounded the gathering in a solid ...
Today, on World Heart Day, the International Federation on Ageing (IFA) calls on all health care professionals to encourage older people and most importantly those with cardiovascular disease in their care to be vaccinated against the serious and life-altering infectious diseases of influenza and pneumonia.
On October 1, Sanofi Pasteur invites you to celebrate National Seniors Day! Seniors are cherished members of our communities, contributing to our lives in countless ways. Let’s...
Press Release: World’s largest dementia study reveals two thirds of people think dementia is a normal part of ageing, rather than a medical condition
95 per cent of participants think they could develop dementia in their lifetime – a survey of 70,000 people across 155 countries reveals 2 in 3 people still think that dementia...
Media Release: BCCPA urges care providers to offer high-dose flu vaccine to seniors in long-term care
By: BC Care Providers Association Burnaby, B.C. (September 6, 2019): BC Care Providers Association (BCCPA) is calling upon care providers across British Columbia to make...