Care and Social Protection in Southern Africa Webinar: Understanding Social Protection for Older Persons in Southern Africa. 5 April 2024

Care and Social Protection in Southern Africa Webinar: Understanding Social Protection for Older Persons in Southern Africa. 5 April 2024

05/04/2024

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Published:
19 Mar 2024

We are excited to announce the next webinar from the Global Observatory of Long Term Care (GOLTC), which will be convened by the Care and Social Protection in Southern Africa interest group.

Understanding Social Protection for Older Persons in Southern Africa

GOLTC Care and Social Protection in Southern Africa Interest Group Webinar

  • Date: Friday 5 April 2024
  • Time: 11:00 – 12:00 BST (you can check your local time here.)
  • Link: Register to join us on Zoom.

What is the role of social protection for older people in Southern Africa?

Discover the dynamics of social protection in addressing the health and social care needs of older individuals in South Africa. Delve into the challenges and triumphs surrounding income security for older persons in the vibrant regions of Southern Africa and Latin America

The webinar will cover:

  1. Welcome and Introduction to the Global Observatory of Long-Term Care (Adelina Comas-Herrera, Care Policy and Evaluation Centre, LSE, UK)
  2.  Introduction to the GOLTC Care and Social Protection in Southern Africa Interest Group and Family Caregiving Programme (Professor Elena Moore, UCT, South Africa)
  3. Presentation: The role of social protection in meeting the health and social care needs of older people in South Africa] (Peter Lloyd-Sherlock, Professor of Global Health and Gerontology, Northumbria University, UK)
  4. Presentation: Income security for older persons in Southern Africa and Latin America (Armando Barrientos, Professor Emeritus of Poverty and Social Justice, Global Development Institute, University of Manchester.)
  5. Discussion about the Interest Group next steps led by Professor Elena Moore, UCT