WHO Kobe Center Forum: 23 September 2017
“Think about Health For All with the WHO Kobe Centre”

A longer life brings with it many opportunities -- such as taking up new –education, study, or even a work career. Yet, the extent of these opportunities and contributions depends heavily on one factor: health. Will people remain healthy as they age?

WKC and Kobe city are jointly organizing an open public forum on September 23, 2017, at Kobe Port Pia hotel. Dr Sarah Louise Barber, Director, and Dr Ryoma Kayano, Technical Officer, WHO Kobe Centre, will talk about WKC’s new programs of research..

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WKC Forum “Role of Assistive Technology in Rapid Ageing in Asia and the World”

Assistive Technologies are an important support for ageing populations in Asia and the rest of the world. They allow disabled and non-disabled ageing people to engage in activities that are meaningful or simply necessary for them to stay healthy and socially included.

The WHO Centre for Health Development (WKC) in cooperation with i-CREATe 2017, and the 32th Japanese Conference on the Advancement of Assistive and Rehabilitation Technology in KOBE , organized a WKC Forum on the Role of Assistive Technology in Rapid Ageing in Asia and the World, on Thursday, 24 August 2017 at the Kobe International Conference Center.

WKC Forum “Role of Assistive Technology in Rapid Ageing in Asia and the World”

The WHO Centre for Health Development (WHO Kobe Centre) is organizing an open public Forum “Role of Assistive Technology in Rapid Ageing in Asia and the World” on 24 August, 2017 at the Kobe International Conference Center.

The 11th International Convention on Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology (i-CREATe 2017) to be held on August 22–24, 2017 in Kobe. The i-CREATe will be featuring innovative technology, equipment, applications, techniques and materials applied in the field of Assistive & Rehabilitative Technology. It is also a stage for technical exchanges to share ideas and best practices in the disabilities field from across the countries.

Meeting the health, welfare and social care needs of older people in low and middle income countries

This call for papers is jointly organised by the journal Health Policy and Planning and the WHO Kobe Centre for Health and Development (WKC), with the support of the WHO Health Workforce Department, the WHO Service Delivery Department, and the WHO Ageing and Life course Department. It is financially supported by the WHO Kobe Center.

The title of the supplement is Meeting the health, welfare and social care needs of older people in low and middle income countries (LMICS) through innovations and enhanced human capital.



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Call for papers: Meeting the health, welfare and social care needs of older people in low and middle income countries (LMICS) through innovations and enhanced human capital

Submission deadline:31 October 2017

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