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A new report co-authored by the International Longevity Centre-UK was launched at the Global Health Policy Summit on August 1st.

The Global Health Policy Summit was jointly organised by the Qatar Foundation and Imperial College. Speakers at the summit included Prince Andrew, Sheikha Mozah bint Nasser Al Missned of Qatar, Lord Ara Darzi, David Cameron and Andrew Lansley.

The report, co-authored by ILC-UK and titled 'Creating Sustainable Health and Care Systems in Ageing Societies’, features a description of the global challenge of ageing. It also highlights a number of innovations that could help to reduce the impact of an ageing society on health and social care systems. The report challenges policy-makers to address a series of key questions that should be considered when developing current and future health and social care strategies.

The report is available from http://www.globalhealthpolicyforum.org/reports.html and further information is available from sallymariebamford@ilcuk.org.uk and dylankneale@ilcuk.org.uk.

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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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