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Professor Anne Margriet Pot (the Netherlands) visits North-West University
Fri, 15 Nov 2019 - 10:15

Jaco Hoffman convened an afternoon of round table discussions on “Dementia and Care” at the NWU campus, in November. The event coincided with the visit of Prof Anne Margriet Pot from the Netherlands, who gave a separate Prestige Public Lecture on “Care and support for people with dementia and their carers: Critical insights from the Global North: Prospects for (South) Africa.”

ILCSA participates in the ILC Global Alliance 2019 Biennial Meetings
Tue, 05 Nov 2019 - 11:00

Co-director Sebastiana Kalula and new Associate Rayne Stroebel represented ILCSA in the 2019 ILC GA Biennial Meetings, held in Sydney, Australia from 3 to 5 November.  

New ILCSA Associate Rayne Stroebel
Tue, 01 Oct 2019 - 11:00

Rayne Stroebel, a long-time collaborator of the Institute of Ageing in Africa and ILC South Africa, has been appointed an Associate of ILCSA. 

Co-President Sebastiana Kalula retires from Geriatric Medicine at Groote Schuur Hospital
Tue, 27 Aug 2019 - 11:30

Sebastiana Kalula retired as consultant in Geriatric Medicine at Groote Schuur Hospital and the University of Cape Town at the end of August 2019. Her retirement comes after 22 years of service.

Visiting Research Scholar Professor Sinfree Makoni
Mon, 03 Jun 2019 - 16:45

Sinfree Makoni, professor in Applied Linguistics and African Studies at Penn State University, USA, visited ILCSA for the month of May 2019.

North-West University (NWU) confers a PhD (Honoris Causa) onto Professor Monica Ferreira
Wed, 22 May 2019 - 12:15

North-West University (NWU), South Africa, conferred a PhD (Honoris Causa) onto Prof Monica Ferreira on 22 May 2019. Kavita presented a beautiful congratulatory note on behalf of ILC GA.

Rockefeller Centre forum in Bellagio, Italy
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 - 08:30

Jaco Hoffman participated in a forum at the Rockefeller Centre at Bellagio, Italy, in September, discussing New Partnerships to Improve Social Health and Economic Reinvestment in Low-Income Neighborhoods:  The Role of Anchor Institutions.

Grey is the New Pink exhibition
Wed, 12 Sep 2018 - 08:45

An exhibition on Age(ing), Grey is the New Pink, opened at the Weltkulturen Museum in Frankfurt, Germany, in September. 

Sustainable Development Goals, Ageing and Global Development Seminar Series
Fri, 15 Jun 2018 - 16:30

Jaco Hoffman convened the Trinity Term 2018 Seminar Series, Leave No-one Behind – Sustainable Development Goals, Ageing and Global Development, at OIPA.

2018 Summit in Celebration of Families
Fri, 01 Jun 2018 - 16:30

Sebastiana Kalula participated in the Family Summit in Celebration of the International Day for Families convened by the national Ministry of Social Development.

CommonAge Elders Forum
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 - 16:30

Jaco Hoffman participated in the CommonAge Elders Forum held in conjunction with the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM).

Developing the long-term care economy in Gauteng, South Africa: Expanding opportunities for work and equality
Sun, 01 Apr 2018 - 10:45

A strategy for a long-term care (LTC) economy in Gauteng, South Africa’s province in which Johannesburg and Pretoria are located, was developed in a meeting convened by Jaco Hoffman, Professor Isabella Aboderin (African Population and Health Research Centre, Kenya) and Professor Anne Margriet Pot (WHO, Geneva), held at NWU on March 5-6, 2018.