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The ILC Global Alliance are delighted to announce that Dr Alexandre Kalache and Baroness Sally Greengross have been sworn in as Co-Presidents of the ILC Global Alliance.

The announcement was made at the ILC Global Alliance Annual Conference in London in October 2014.

Dr Kalache, President and Founder of ILC-Brazil, is a specialist in age-related issues. Specifically, his expertise is in the epidemiology of ageing & the life-course, inter-sectoral policy development (including age-friendly initiatives), health promotion, old-age care, human rights and migration within the context of ageing as well as the more general cultural complexities of the world-wide longevity revolution. More information about Dr Kalache is available on the ILC-Brazil website.

Baroness Greengross, President and Chief Executive of ILC-UK, has been a crossbench (independent) member of the House of Lords since 2000 and chairs five All-Party Parliamentary Groups: Dementia, Corporate Social Responsibility, Intergenerational Futures, Continence Care and Ageing and Older People (Co-Chair). She is the Vice Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Choice at the End of Life, and is Treasurer of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Equalities. More information about Baroness Greengross is available on the ILC-UK website.

During the conference, Members of the ILC Global Alliance thanked Monica Ferreira, President of ILC South Africa, for her efforts and dedication as Co-President of the ILC Global Alliance from 2010 to 2014.

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ILC-UK are delighted to announce that the Innovating for Ageing competition is now OPEN – providing an opportunity to enter your ideas for solving the vulnerability problems identified.

Over 700 people participated in the 1st Regional Forum on Active and Sustainable Ageing of the Médio Vale do Itajaí in the southern State of Santa Catarina. The keynote on “Active Ageing and the Longevity Revolution” was delivered by Alexandre Kalache.

Mr. Shigeo Morioka, co-founder of ILC, passed away on June 4, 2018 at the age of 96.

In the beginning of June, ILC-BR’s Alexandre Kalache and Ina Voelcker participated in the national conference of the Brazilian Society of Geriatrics and Gerontology (SBGG).

ILC-BR continued to contribute content and technical orientation to an online portal called “Live Longevity” which was launched in October 2017 with the support of Bradesco Seguros.

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