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The ILC Global Alliance members are pleased to announce the creation of two more ILC centres which add to the existing 12: ILC Brazil and ILC China.

ILC Brazil will be guided by Dr. Alexandre Kalache, Chief of the Ageing and Life Course Programme (ALC) at the World Health Organization in Geneva, and ILC China by Professor Du Peng, Director and Professor of the Gerontology Institute at Renmin University. Both centres are committed to addressing longevity and population change and to promoting healthy ageing and intergenerational solidarity.

 

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Much more attention needs to be paid to the positive effects of the use of art in healthcare. Art makes people feel better and helps them to better cope with their illness. Art can also mean a lot in the social domain and prevention, and in shortening hospital admissions.

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.

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