Prevention in an ageing world: Global launch

Date: Friday 28 February 2020
Time: 2.30-4.30pm (followed by a networking reception)
Location: Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Road, London

Following a series of global engagement events on Prevention in an ageing world, this event will see the launch of our research findings on the health and productivity burden of preventable diseases in later life and focus on the need to implement preventative health interventions right across the life course.

The event will bring together key global policymakers and thought leaders to share examples of good practice and drive forward an agenda for change within health systems to ensure the benefits that preventative interventions have on economic productivity and health system sustainability are maximised.

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Dr Naoko Yamamoto, Assistant Director General for Universal Health Coverage and Healthier Populations, WHO
  • Dr John Beard, previous Director of Ageing and Life Course, WHO
  • Mark Pearson, Deputy Director of Employment, Labour and Social Affairs, OECD