Event Description

The International Institute on Ageing, UN-Malta (INIA), worked with the Turkish Geriatrics Society and Hacettepe University Application and Research Centre of Geriatric Sciences (GEBAM), in organising the 7th in-situ programme in Gerontology and Geriatrics. This programme was held between 2-6 March 2020 in Ankara, Turkey.

The programme addressed demographic, social, psychological, ethical and medical issues on ageing, including the Madrid International Plan of action on Ageing and The Turkey National Plan on Ageing.

This programme brought together participants from various professional fields namely medical doctors, nurses, psychologists, sociologists, nutritionists, physiotherapists and social workers.

Lecturing on the programme were scientific board members of the Turkish Geriatrics Society and Hacettepe University Research Centre of Geriatrics Sciences (GEBAM).