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  1. How to Better Support Older Adults and Their Families for Shared Decision-Making About Cancer Care

    On October 12th, 2023, the Global Coalition on Aging convened an expert roundtable that brought together healthcare providers, clinicians, patient representatives, and academics from Japan, the United States, Canada, Ireland, and the United Kingdom to discuss How to Better Support Older Adults and Their Families for Shared Decision-Making About Cancer Care. This discussion was prompted…

  2. Report on Life Course Immunization and Integrated Care

    On June 12, 2023, the Global Coalition on Aging organized a panel session at the International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics Asia/Oceania Regional Congress 2023. The session brought together experts from aging and elder care, including from the World Health Organization, for a discussion on the importance of life course immunization and the need for…

  3. AMR Regional Infographic and Policy Series

    This series of infographics and policy brief outline the challenges that antimicrobial resistance (AMR) poses to governments, societies, and healthcare systems in the EU, Japan, and the United States. The infographics describe the burden of drug resistant infections in each of the regions, including economic impacts, as well as explain some of the challenges related…

  4. Wonder Drugs Vs. Superbugs

    Following on the release of the first comprehensive analysis of the global impact of AMR, published in The Lancet in late January 2022, the GCOA paper aims to demystify the terminology and clearly lay out the global threat posed by rising drug resistance and accompanying lack of effective new drugs in the development pipeline. The paper…

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