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  1. United Nations Ambassadors and Global NGOs Dine in the Dark at the UN, Calling for Action as New WHO Vision Report Predicts Skyrocketing Vision Loss Tied to 21st Century Population Aging

    New York, NEW YORK (October 25, 2019) – On Wednesday night, the Global Coalition on Aging (GCOA), the United Nations Department for Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA), and the Permanent Mission of Antigua and Barbuda to the United Nations, along with three leading organizations addressing vision loss, brought together more than 60 United Nations (UN) ambassadors and leaders from global nongovernmental organizations for an immersive dining experience directly connecting the growing numbers of people who are visually impaired with the 21st century megatrend of aging.
  2. New Report Connects Healthy Ageing to Economic Growth, Calling on G20 Leaders to Look to Vaccine Policy as a Critical Lever

    (New York & Tokyo, August 5, 2019) – Today, the Global Coalition on Aging (GCOA) and the Health and Global Policy Institute (HGPI) published a new report, Measures to Ensure Healthy Ageing. The report connects economic growth and fiscal sustainability to healthy ageing and preventive healthcare measures, and points, in particular, to vaccines for adults as a key strategy.

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