Yesterday, the newspaper “O Estadão” published a new website exclusively on topics related to longevity. The site, called “Plan your life” (in Portuguese: Planeje sua vida), contains over 80 articles on themes ranging from education over health to housing and travel.…Read more
On June 21st, our technical director, Ina Voelcker participated in the Americas Summit of Aging2.0 in Toronto. The Summit brought together a group of ageing experts, start-ups and investors and was organized by Aging 2.0, its Toronto Chapter, led by Azi Boloorchi of…Read more
ILC-Brazil participates in World Bank Workshop on “Population Aging and the organization of health and social care in Brazil”
The World Bank (WB) is preparing a new wide-ranging study on population ageing and the organization of health and social care in Brazil. It is intended to serve as “an instrument of policy dialogue with a future Brazilian government about…Read more
Alexandre Kalache was again guest speaker at the Fernando Henrique Cardoso Foundation (Fundação FHC) in São Paulo in May. He spoke alongside the Dutch Vice-Minister of Health, Bas van den Dungen, on the subject of what lessons Brazil can derive…Read more
ILC-Brazil President gives keynote presentation to the Federation of Industries of the State of Santa Catarina (FIESC)
On May 17th, Alexandre Kalache addressed a large audience of the Federation of Industries of Santa Catarina (FIESC) in the State Capital Florianopolis in May on the subject of “The Longevity Revolution in the context of the 4th Industrial Revolution”.…Read more
ILC-Brazil President Alexandre Kalache gives public presentation on the theme of “Ethical Dilemmas and Longevity” at the Eva Herz Theatre in Sao Paulo.
On May 8th, Dr Kalache was joined by Rabbi Michel Schlesinger, journalist Mara Luquet and actor Sergio Mamberti, to discuss ethical considerations in relation to longer-lived lives. The public event was held at the Eva Herz Theatre at the Sao…Read more
Alexandre Kalache participates in small-group meeting on dementia care with HRH Queen Silvia of Sweden and Swedish delegation.
On April 5th, the ILC-Brazil President met with HRH Queen Silvia and Swedish dementia care policy-makers in Sao Paulo to discuss potential for Brazilian/Swedish collaborations. Queen Silvia’s mother was Brazilian and she spent her childhood in Brazil. She maintains a…Read more
Based on the 2015 report entitled “Active Ageing: A Policy Framework in Response to the Longevity Revolution“, Ina Voelcker (technical director of ILC-Brazil), Louise Plouffe (former research director of ILC-Brazil and now research director at ILC-Canada) and Alexandre Kalache (president…Read more