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ILC-BR Technical Director Ina Voelcker spoke about longevity and population ageing in an event aimed at inspiring 700 employees of the Brazilian Federal savings bank Caixa Econômica.

On 21st of April, Ina Voelcker had the opportunity to inspire 700 employees of Caixa Econômica, the largest government-owned financial institution of Latin America, which participated in a two-day event on the big challenges our societies are facing. Ina invited the employees to reflect about ageing and question the images that come to their mind when thinking of ageing. In addition to demographics, Ina spoke about the impact of population ageing on the various sectors of society and about possible approaches to respond to these challenges.

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The first Global Citizen Science for Health conference was held from 29 October to 1 November 2023. This is the registration of the keynote "The Participatory Turn in Health Research: Its Roots, Methods, Ethics, Validity and Future" by professor Dr Tineke Abma.

With contributions from 21 authors, the book "Prevention of frailty among older persons in Japan: A community-wide approach" reflects the decades of first-hand experience of Prof. Tsujii, a former senior official at the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare.

On 16 and 17 October 2023, the ILC Global Alliance held a meeting in Tokyo, Japan, co-chaired by Julie Byles and Margaret Gilles. The attendees included representatives from ILCs in Australia, Canada, Singapore, South Africa, the UK, and the USA as well as the Secretariat.

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