AHWIN DIALOGUES

AHWIN engages in various international dialogues on aging-related issues, which offer a forum for sharing information and insights and exploring potential solutions to the shared challenges facing Asia. Check back regularly for reports and updates on our latest events.

September 8, 2021 (USA: September 7)
Online
JCIE and the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) will co-host a webinar on the importance of oral health when it comes to healthy longevity.
March 24, 2021
Online
JCIE and the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) co-hosted a webinar that shared lessons from the United States, Japan, and Malaysia on how the COVID-19 epidemic has impacted older persons, particularly those in long-term care facilities.
November 24, 2020
Online

A roundtable event that brought together researchers involved in the AHWIN-related ERIA studies that were launched in 2017. By having the teams present their research, this event allowed for information-sharing, cross-pollination, and network-building among the various research teams.

May 29, 2020
Online
JCIE and the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) co-hosted a webinar that shared lessons from the United States, Japan, and Malaysia on how the COVID-19 epidemic has impacted older persons, particularly those in long-term care facilities.
December 9 & December 12, 2019
Philippines & Vietnam
A forum was held in the Philippines and Vietnam to share the results of an AHWIN-related ERIA study “Longitudinal Survey of Aging and Health in ASEAN Countries,” which is the first longitudinal study to be conducted targeting older persons in the Philippines and Vietnam.
October 18, 2019
Tokyo

A roundtable event that brought together researchers involved in the AHWIN-related ERIA studies that were launched in 2017. By having the teams present their research, this event allowed for information-sharing, cross-pollination, and network-building among the various research teams.

October 17, 2019
Tokyo

Capitalizing on this year’s gathering in Japan of health ministers and government officials for the G20 Health Ministers’ Meeting, where active and healthy aging was a key theme of the discussions, the 2019 AHWIN Forum gathered more than 140 experts from throughout Asia to examine the topic of “Achieving Healthy Aging in Asia: Envisioning Better Care for Older Adults.”

August 29, 2019
Yokohama, Japan

Although the relative number of elderly people in Africa is still low compared to other continents, that number is expected to triple in the next 30 years. Population aging is a positive outcome for healthcare systems, but it also presents a variety of new challenges. Held on the sidelines of the 7th Tokyo International Conference of African Development (TICAD7), this event brought together influential policymakers, NGO representatives, and academicians for a dialogue on the challenges of aging populations in Africa.