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Healthy ageing in the Global South: challenges and opportunities
Thu 13 October 2016, 09:00 – 13:00 IST
This seminar will explore what healthy ageing looks like for older people in developing countries, particularly the challenges and opportunities going forward in an era of global ageing populations. It will examine this in the context of Sustainable Development Goal 3 which aims to ensure healthy lives and promote well being for all, at all ages.
It will also look at the measurement of health and well being of older people in the Global South as well as give a practitioner perspective from Tanzania.
It is for development practitioners, policy makers, academics, students and any other indivduals interested in the topic.
- Dr Ritu Sadana, Lead Specialist at the Department of Ageing and Life Course, World Health Organisation
- Rachel Albone, Health Adviser, HelpAge International
- Asghar Zaidi, Professor in International Social Policy, Centre for Research on Ageing, University of Southampton
- Amleset Tewodros, Country Director, HelpAge International Tanzania
A light lunch will be provided after the seminar at 1.00pm. Please let us know when registering if you have any dietary requirements. Please also let us know if you need any other aids or supports.
This workshop is funded with support from Irish Aid and the EU.