Healthy Bones Australia has participated at the first ever World Patient Alliance Conference hosted in Rome 16 – 18 October.  The conference gathered national patient organisations and international health organisations from five continents

Hussain Jafri, Executive Director of the World Patients Alliance said “The patient community has proved to be a leading force in bringing forward solutions during times of unprecedented healthcare challenges and crises.”

The conference focused on topics pertinent to the world’s patient community, including patient changes and challenges, opportunities and challenges in Universal Health Coverage, the global patient safety movement, global readiness in healthcare emergencies, and more.

Greg Lyubomirsky, CEO Healthy Bones Australia, has been selected to represent the Asia Pacific Region on the Advisory Committee of the World Patients Alliance, together with Penney Cowan, Head of the American Chronic Pain Association and Andrew Speigel, President World Patients Alliance (pictured above).

About the World Patients Alliance 

World Patients Alliance is the umbrella organisation of patients and patients’ organisations around the globe. The World Patients Alliance provides the platform to empower and raise the patients’ voice for the provision and access to safe, quality and affordable healthcare. We work toward ensuring patients have an active role to play in all the stages of healthcare that include planning, provision, monitoring, research and evaluation of health services. Representing patients from all world regions and across all disease areas.