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Dementia in Focus

Dementia in Focus

On November 8th, our President, Dr. Alexandre Kalache met for a third time with HRH Queen Silvia of Sweden. Queen Silvia is a global champion of issues relating to dementia and speaks very candidly about her own family experiences. Raised…
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EXAME Health Forum

EXAME Health Forum

Alexandre Kalache delivered the opening keynote on “Brazil – each time older” at the EXAME Health Forum in Brasília. While talking about the impact of population ageing in Brazil, he highlighted the tremendous inequalities in the country. He also put…
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Age-friendly Hospital

Age-friendly Hospital

On March 7th and 8th, Alexandre Kalache and Ina Voelcker returned to the town Veranópolis in the South of Brazil, which under guidance of ILC-BR became member of the World Health Organization’s Global Network of Age-friendly Cities and Communities in…
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Mobility in older age

Mobility in older age

On Saturday March 10th, the weekly TV Programme “Como Será?” covered the topic of mobility in older age. Dr. Alexandre Kalache was invited into the studio as an expert on ageing together with an architect, an advocate for older people’s…
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