WEBINAR SERIES

Older people and COVID-19 in low and middle-income countries. What role can gerontology play?​

Friday 11th September 2.00pm (London time)

Chair and moderator:

Thomas Scharf, Newcastle University, UK. President of the British Society of Gerontology.

Speakers:

Jay Sokolovsky, University of South Florida, USA
The Cultural Cultural Context of Public Health response for elders in the time of COVID-19 in Mexico.

Yeda Aparecida de Oliveira Duarte
, University of São Paulo, Brazil.
Gerontology and COVID-19. Brazilian perspectives.

 

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CALL FOR WEEKLY WEBINAR PROPOSALS

The weekly webinars have been a big success. We want to build on this by offering network members the opportunity to organise webinar sessions.

The Platform will facilitate this process by:

  • Managing proposals and timeslots.

  • Promoting on our site, in our newsletter and via social media.

  • Posting slides and recordings after the event (if you wish).

  • Posting related blogs and material.

This call will function like conference panel proposals. You need to complete this online form.

Excess of mortality – tutorial and application to Peru

Excess of mortality – tutorial and application to Peru

The Global Platform for the Rapid Generation and Transfer of Knowledge| on `COVID-19` and older adults in low and middle-income countries (GP-Older-COVID) recent published a Working Paper on excess of mortality in Peru.

We are supporting the development of a new global body with a special interest in ageism and COVID-19.

If you would like to be involved in that, please complete this short form.

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