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Ageing in Asia

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Ageing in Asia contains a selection of leading social systems and programs, with interesting case-studies offering innovative and useful lessons. The book covers ageing and related developments occurring in the most dynamic industrializing and urbanizing societies of emerging Asia. It includes topical issues such public policies and responses to current challenges from the growing needs of an ageing population due to rise of chronic non-communicable diseases, amidst rapidly changing social, cultural, economic and political changes in the region. The main purpose of the book is to provide useful comparisons of social care systems undergoing rapid transitions, and to offer some examples of best practices and lessons to respond to the changing needs due to population ageing.

There will be a Q & A session with the co-editors of the book, Prof Phua Kai Hong, Prof Goh Lee Gan and Dr Yap Mui Teng together with the speakers.

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Copies of the book "Ageing in Asia" will be on sale for $35 (special launch price - payment by cash or credit card only)

Seminar Room 3-5, Level 3, Manasseh Meyer, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy
Tue 30 April 2019
06:00 PM - 07:15 PM

Dr. Jeremy Lim

Dr. Jeremy Lim

Partner, Health & Life Sciences, Asia Pacific, Oliver Wyman

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Dr. Joelle Fong

Dr. Joelle Fong

Assistant Professor, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy

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Prof. Khong Yuen Foong

Prof. Khong Yuen Foong

Vice Dean (Research) and Li Ka Shing Professor in Political Science, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy

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