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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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