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The Support Active Ageing through Immunisation (SAATI) working group, comprised of healthcare advocates and professionals, was established in late 2011, with the aim of promoting the development of improved adult immunisation strategies and policies across Europe.

Through the engagement of stakeholders and policy makers, SAATI seeks to play a leading role in promoting pro-active discussions at the European level as to the value of an adult immunisation schedule. ILC-UK’s specific contribution to the SAATI project is the production of a report card assessing adult immunisation polices across the EU-27 states. Policy analysis centres on six vaccine-preventable diseases across various criteria. On completion, the report card will be combined with output from the two other SAATI work streams, public awareness and education and an epidemiological analysis, to be launched officially through an event in the European Parliament or nearby institution.

For further information regarding this project, please contact The International Longevity Centre - UK:
David Sinclair (davidsinclair@ilcuk.org.uk) or Trinley Walker (trinleywalker@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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