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22 May 2024

New Guidance from World Health Organization: Long-term care for older people: Package for universal health coverage

New report launched from the World Health Organization Long-term care for older people: package for universal health coverage In 2020, the United Nations (UN) General Assembly adopted the UN Decade of Healthy Ageing (2021–2030), which is a transformative collaboration of diverse sectors and stakeholders to foster healthy ageing for older people. The fourth Action Area […]

01 May 2024

New GOLTC system profile: Long-Term Care in Finland

In the GOLTC Long-Term Care system profile for Finland, Leena Forma (Laurea University of Applied Sciences and Tampere University) and Emilia Leinonen (University of Jyväskylä) describe the Finnish universal public Long-Term Care system. Highlights from the Finland’s System Profile: In 2023 there was a major change in governance, transferring responsibility for organising care from over 300 […]

22 Mar 2024

GOLTC webinar recording: Recent Developments in Long-Term Care Policy in China, France, Japan and Sweden, 26 February 2024

Are you interested in Long-Term Care Policy and would you like to know about the latest developments internationally? On the 26th February, the Global Observatory of Long-Term Care  (GOLTC) hosted the first webinar of the GOLTC Long-Term Care Policy Interest Group. The webinar brought together experts on Long-Term Care in China, France, Japan and Sweden […]

08 Feb 2024

ILPN2024 Calls for Abstracts: Shaping the Future of Long-Term Care

The 7th International Conference on Evidence-based Policy in Long-Term Care (ILPN2024) is set to convene in Bilbao, Bizkaia, Spain, from 12 to 14 September 2024. Co-hosted by the International Long-Term Care Policy Network (ILPN) and the Government of Biscay, ILPN2024 provides an engaging platform for researchers, policymakers, and industry professionals to connect, collaborate, and advance […]

30 Jan 2024

GOLTC Long-Term Care Policy Webinar, 26 February 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 […]