The latest WHO / IFA webinar was a great success! The second in a series of webinars in the field of AFE, the “WHO Core Indicators of Age-Friendliness” webinar was presented by Dr. Megumi Kano of the World Health Organization Centre for Health Development (Kobe Centre).
This webinar familiarized participants with the WHO guide to “Measuring the Age-Friendliness of Cities: A Guide to Core Indicators,” and underscored Dr. Kano’s knowledge of the core indicators for age-friendly cities. The webinar also encouraged contributors to ask questions and share ideas related to AFE. Handouts for the webinar can be found by clicking here. Sample questions from the webinar can be found here.
Three key messages conveyed during this webinar include:
This series of webinars is a part of the IFA’s ongoing commitment to exchanging information and knowledge on age-friendly environments. The IFA continues to develop additional age-friendly initiatives such as:
To be part of ongoing developments in the IFA’s work on age-friendly, and to receive and make contributions to the upcoming age-friendly newsletter, register interest here or contact Jessica Rochman-Fowler (email@example.com).