On October 23-24 2017, Secretary General Hans Winberg will attend the Global Consultation Meeting on Integrated Care for Older People. The Global Consultation on Integrated Care for Older People (ICOPE) is being generously hosted by the Federal Ministry of Health, Germany, and the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Japan. Secretary General Hans Winberg will present our findings on designing sustainable care for elderly.
DESIGNING SUSTAINABLE CARE FOR ELDERLY — A CONTEXTUAL APPROACH
The WHO Global strategy and action plan on ageing and healthcalls for action on aligning health systems to the needs of older populations. The Programme on Integrated Care for Older People (ICOPE) provides direction on how to initiate such system changes. The Global Consultation meeting will provide an opportunity for discussion and debate among global experts and WHO Member States about how health and social care systems can implement integrated care for older people.