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  1. Global Coalition on Aging and Pfizer Global Medical Grants Partner to Launch Grant Program to Increase Vaccine Usage Among Older Adults in Japan

    (NEW YORK – November 19, 2019) – The Global Coalition on Aging (GCOA) and Pfizer Global Medical Grants today officially launched a partnership to improve uptake of vaccines among Japanese older adults. Through $1 million USD in grant awards, the Vaccines for All: Longevity Unleashed for Everyone (VALUE) initiative will support, advance, and validate quality improvement strategies that measurably increase the number of older adults in Japan who are immunized against at least one targeted vaccine-preventable disease.
  2. 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.

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