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The Decade of Healthy Ageing: a new UN-wide initiative

The Decade of Healthy Ageing: a new UN-wide initiative

The United Nations General Assembly today declared 2021-2030 the Decade of Healthy Ageing. The IFA extends sincere congratulates all those who worked collaboratively towards this effort; pledges to view all its work through the lens of the four action areas of the Decade; and looks forward to contributing to a whole-of-society-approach to age and ageing.

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United Nations International Day of Older Persons

United Nations International Day of Older Persons

In celebration of the 75th anniversary of the United Nations (UN) and the 30th Anniversary of the UN International Day of Older Persons (UNIDOP), this inaugural virtual celebration unites UN officials and leaders in the fields of ageing and beyond to address the call to action for a Decade of Healthy Ageing 2020-2030.

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IFA Directors – Call for Expressions of Interest

IFA Directors – Call for Expressions of Interest

In the following joint statement, the World Coalition on Adult Vaccination calls on increased investment in educating and encouraging older adults and those with chronic diseases to be vaccinated against influenza and pneumococcal pneumonia.

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Pneumococcal Pneumonia:Worth the Shot

Pneumococcal Pneumonia:Worth the Shot

In the following joint statement, the World Coalition on Adult Vaccination calls on increased investment in educating and encouraging older adults and those with chronic diseases to be vaccinated against influenza and pneumococcal pneumonia.

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