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World Health day 2012 - Ageing and Health – "Good health adds life to years"
4 Apr 2012 -  In observance of World Health Day celebrated on 7 April to mark the anniversary of the founding of WHO in 1948. A panel discussion at the UN addressed public health challenges associated with ageing populations and explored strategies to address them.
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Panelists:
- H.E. Mr. Mateo Estreme, Deputy Permanent Representative of Argentina to the UN - “Update on the UN Working group on Ageing”
- Dr. Jacob Kumaresan, Executive Director, WHO Office at the UN - “Policy options for healthy ageing”
- Dr. Simin Nikbin Meydani, Director, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Ageing, Tufts University. - “Nutrition policies for healthy ageing”
- Ms. Jessica Frank Lopez, Chair, United Nations NGO Committee on Ageing - “Current advocacy challenges and priorities”
- Ms. Linda I. Gibbs, Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services, NYC - “Age-friendly cities”
Questions and Answers
Concluding remarks
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