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WHO Kobe Centre International Meeting on Community Health Care for Older Persons in Urban Areas

International Meeting on Community Health Care for Older Persons in Urban Areas (2001 Bangkok, Thailand).

WHO Kobe Centre International Meeting on Community Health Care for Older Persons in Urban Areas

Bangkok, Thailand, 10-12 July 2001 : proceedings.

by International Meeting on Community Health Care for Older Persons in Urban Areas (2001 Bangkok, Thailand).

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Published by World Health Organization in [Kobe, Japan] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Community health services for older people -- Congresses.,
  • Older people -- Health and hygiene -- Congresses.,
  • Community health nursing -- Congresses.,
  • Home care services -- Congresses.,
  • Urban health -- Congresses.,
  • Community Health Services -- Aged -- Congresses.,
  • Urban Health Services -- Aged -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Other titlesCommunity health care for older persons in urban areas :
    GenreCongresses.
    ContributionsWorld Health Organization. Centre for Health Development.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination225 p. :
    Number of Pages225
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19108396M

    Ageing is the practice of becoming older. The term Ageing refers particularly to human beings, many animals, and fungi, bacteria and perennial plants., EuroSciCon Conference Ageing will be conducted on theme: Advancements in Elderly Care Practices for Promoting Healthy Ageing in .


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On 16 SeptemberJapan will celebrate “Respect for the Aged Day”, to honour the elderly. The WHO Centre for Health Development in Kobe (WHO Kobe Centre - WKC) is proud to be associated with this national day through Hyogo Prefecture, one of our key benefactors and the origin of.

WHO Kobe Centre International Meeting on Community Health Care for Older Persons in Urban Areas ( Bangkok, Thailand). WHO Kobe Centre International Meeting on Community Health Care for Older Persons in Urban Areas. Kobe, Japan: World Health Organization, (OCoLC) Material Type.

Organized by the WHO Centre for Health Development, also known as the WHO Kobe Centre, the 3-day forum brought together diverse stakeholders - policy-makers and government representatives, members of the academia and the research community, funders, public health professionals, innovators from civil society and the private sector and older people’s voices - to highlight and accelerate social.

primary health care and community health care for older persons. The WHO Kobe Centre International Meeting on Community Health Care for Older Persons in Urban Areas, held in Bangkok, Thailand, from 10 to 12 Julyidentified a pressing need for standardization of terminology in community health care for older persons and, as a major recommendation, proposed: “Definition and standardization of basic.

Centre for Health Development. Title(s): WHO Kobe Centre International Meeting on Community Health Care for Older Persons in Urban Areas: Bangkok, Thailand, July proceedings. Country of Publication: Japan Publisher: Kobe, Japan: World Health Organization, The international legal and policy WHO Kobe Centre International Meeting on Community Health Care for Older Persons in Urban Areas book 4 Implement older-person-centred and integrated care Align health systems Conclusion 5.

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