Prevention in an ageing world: Pathways to impact

Jul 15, 2019 | EVENT

Date: Tuesday, 5 November 2019
Time: 3.30 to 5.30pm
Location: Sydney

Preventing disease and limiting long-term impairment and the compounding impact of multiple diseases not only has positive health and wellbeing outcomes, but also wider economic ones.

This pre-conference workshop, run ahead of the Australian Association of Gerontology’s annual conference, gave an overview of initial research findings on the value of prevention in an ageing world and the role of health systems, followed by a participatory discussion on the implications for global policymakers.

  •  Baroness Sally Greengross OBE, Chief Executive, ILC-UK (Chair)
  •  Prof Andrew Wilson, Director Prevention Partnership Centre
  •  Vincy Li, Manager, Evaluation and Strategic Programmes, New South Wales Office of Preventive Health
  •  Prof Julie Byles, Global Innovations Chair in Responsive Transitions in Health and Ageing, University of Newcastle, ILC Global Alliance
  •  Arunima Himawan, Research Fellow, ILC-UK
  •  David Sinclair, Director, ILC-UK

This event is part of the Prevention in an ageing world programme, which is seeking to reshape the debate around prevention and promote preventative interventions right across the life course.

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