Save the date for the IHCO General Assembly, Tuesday, November 14, to be held in Kuala Lumpur.
In the framework of the Global Conference of the International Cooperative Alliance, IHCO General Assembly will bring together healthcare co-operative leaders and businesses for learning, debating and networking.
The B20 Health Initiative, a task force made up by healthcare business representatives from the G20 countries, developed over the last months a set of recommendations and specific policy actions to feed the G20 agenda. IHCO representatives participated in several B20 meetings with the aim of gaining the recognition of cooperative business model in B20 recommendations addressed to the G20 governments. Continue reading
On March 9, the Board of the International Health Cooperative Organisation met at the headquarters of Unimed do Brasil, in Sao Paulo with the participation of the representatives from Brazil, Argentina, Japan and Spain. Continue reading
How do health cooperatives contribute to improving the welfare in the countries they operate in? What is the impact of co-operatives on the citizens’ health? How many people worldwide have access to healthcare through co-operatives? Continue reading
On May 5, FAESS President Ricardo López inaugurated the new facilities at the Unisol Salud cooperative medical centre in Argentinian city Dos de Mayo. More than 300 people participated in the event, in which also were Province Deputy Governor Oscar Herrera Ahwad, Minister of Agro and Production José Luis Garay and Cooperar President Ariel Guarco. Continue reading
On March 7, the Board of the International Cooperative Alliance paid tribute in memory of Dr José Carlos Guisado, who passed away last October. During the ceremony, held in Sao Paulo, Alliance President Monique Leroux, emphasised the firm commitment of Dr Guisado, his ability to work, his extraordinary disposition and his enthusiastic contribution for more than 30 years to the growth of the cooperative movement. Continue reading