With the support of the IAGG, WHO - World Health Organization (http://who.int/ageing) and the SFGG - French Society of Geriatrics and Gerontology (http://www.sfgg.fr) four different workshops will be organized throughout this mandate. Fifteen worldwide experts and 15 international observers will get together to define recommendations and their related program project. The high level work be presented at the end of each workshop and position papers will be distributed to members, national health authorities, UN organizations, WHO networks etc. for the benefit of all. Of course, the final results will also be inserted on this website.
Workshop n°1 on "Nursing home care" June 2010 in Toulouse, France: The aim is to report the evidences of the low access to clinical trial of the nursing home residents. Upload the final recommendations published in the March 2011 in JAMDA and the related articles in the Education/Research/Papers section of our website.
Workshop n°2 on "Dementia", WHO headquarters in Geneva in January 2011: dedicated to large intervention studies currently undergone and last findings on prevention of late dementia. You can upload the article published in the JNHA and some of the papers presented by the speakers in the Education/Research/Papers section of our website.
Workshop n°3 on "Frailty" Athens on January 21 & 22, 2012. The main issues concerned:
You can upload the article published in the JNHA and some of the papers presented by the speakers in the Education/Research/Papers section of our website.
Workshop n°4 on "Human Right and old people" will take place in October 2012 in CapeTown, South Africa, during the African Regional congress. The broad purpose of the workshop is to bring together key International and African government and civil society role-players in order to discuss and identify approaches for connecting and creating synergy between African regional and national-level endeavours and agendas on human rights of older persons and the global movement toward an international UN convention on the rights of older persons. To this end, deliberations will focus on two critical questions: