Event Description

The International Institute on Ageing United Nations-Malta (INIA) in collaboration with the International Longevity Centre, South Africa (ILC-SA), the South African Gerontological Association and the National Department of Social Development, North-West University, organised an in-situ programme in Ageing Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa: A South African Focus. The programme was held between 12-14 March and it was attended by 18 participants. Lecturing on the programme were Professor Jaco Hoffman socio-gerontologist at Optentia’s Ageing and Generational Dynamics in Africa (AGenDA), sub-programme on the North-West University’s (NWU’s) campus in Vanderbijlpark and also the James Martin senior research fellow at the Oxford Institute. This training programme was organised in consultation with with Professor Isabella Aboderin, Head of Ageing and Development Unit at the African Population and Health Research Centre, Nairobi, Kenya, and INIA’s international board member.