Developing a culture of care – resonance of the expert debate | ILC BRAZIL – English

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A group of professionals and institutions, including some major national and international authorities in the field of ageing, representing the civil society, Academia, intergovernmental organizations and the private sector, proposed and agreed on the “Rio Declaration – Beyond Prevention and Treatment: Developing a Culture of Care”. The Declaration is the final product of the International Forum by ILC-BR and WDA, held in Rio de Janeiro on October 16 and 17, 2013 and organized in cooperation with Bradesco Seguros, the Centre for Study and Research on Ageing (CEPE) and UniverSeg.

The Declaration was launched during the 7th Geriatrics and Gerontology Congress in Rio de Janeiro (GeriatRio 2013) on November 2. Alexandre Kalache presented the Declaration and its precursors.