Launch of the WHO guidance on Integrated Care for Older People (ICOPE)

  • Start: October 1, 2019 12:00 pm
  • End: October 1, 2019 2:00 pm

Programme 12:30 – 14:00:

Refreshments will be provided at 12:00
Welcome message by Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director- General, WHO
Chinese Traditional Dance, Kexin Li
Opening remarks by:

  • Dr Naoko Yamamoto, Assistant Director-General, UHC/HP,
  • Older persons’ representative

Presentation of ICOPE by Islene Araujo de Carvalho, Group Lead, Ageing and
Integrated Care, UHC and Life Course, WHO
Facilitated discussion with panel members and with the audience

His Excellency, Minister of Health of Nigeria
Ambassadors of Japan and Chile
Kate Gilmore, Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights
Dr Ren Minghui, Assistant Director-General, UHC/CND
Monica Ferro, Director UNFPA Geneva


Dr Anshu Banerjee, Director MCA

14:00: Closing remarks by Dr Soumya Swaminathan, Chief Scientist, WHO


Please register at: https://reg.unog.ch/e/IDOP


The event will be webcast.

Watch it on: https://www.who.int/ageing/events/international-day-older-persons/2019/en/