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GOLTC Long-Term Care Policy Webinar, 26 February 2024

GOLTC Long-Term Care Policy Webinar, 26 February 2024




LTC Policy

30 Jan 2024

Recent developments in Long-Term Care Policy: Perspectives from China, France, Japan and Sweden

GOLTC LTC Policy Interest Group webinar


Date: Monday 26 February 2024

Time: 13.00-14.00 GMT (you can check your local time here.)

Register to join us on Zoom.

How are different countries developing and strengthening their Long-Term Care (LTC) systems?

The LTC Policy interest group will meet regularly to share developments on LTC policy in their countries and localities, develop LTC systems profiles, and share papers and resources on LTC policy analysis.

In this first webinar, we introduce the GOLTC LTC policy interest group and hear about recent policy developments in China, France, Japan and Sweden.

The webinar will cover:

  1. Introduction to the Global Observatory of Long-Term care and the LTC policy interest group and welcome (Adelina Comas-Herrera, Care Policy and Evaluation Centre, LSE, UK).
  2. National perspectives on recent LTC policy developments:
    • China (Cheng Shi, Lignan University, Hong Kong)
    • France (Camille Oung, Nuffield Trust, UK)
    • Japan (Ruru Ping, Hitotsubashi University, Japan)
    • Sweden (Lennarth Johansson, Jönköping University, Sweden)
  3. Discussion about the LTC policy interest group and next steps


Read more about GOLTC and the Long-Term Care Policy Interest Group here.


Save the date for the next GOLTC Policy webinars (more details will be added soon):

25th March: Focus on LTC in Asia

29th April: A new State of LTC assessment tool (with WHO Regional Office Europe)

3rd June: Focus on LTC in Latin-America

September: planning an organised session at the ILPN conference, 12-14 September in Bilbao, Bizkaia, Spain