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  1. Vaccinating Canadian Caregivers Roundtable and Report

    In late 2021, GCOA convened a cross-sector group of Canadian and global experts and caregivers for a roundtable discussion to examine the critical importance of vaccinating Canada’s caregivers against influenza, current barriers, and opportunities for action to improve awareness and uptake of the vaccines. Following the roundtable, GCOA released a report, Tip of the Iceberg:…

  2. Living Longer Around the World: Opportunities and Challenges

    In April of 2022, Global Coalition on Aging (GCOA), in partnership with the Permanent Missions of Chile and the Republic of the Philippines, United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA), and the World Demographic & Ageing Forum (WDA Forum) Global Longevity Council, hosted an official side event of the 55th Session of the…

  3. State of Home Care Report

    The Home Care Association of America (HCAOA) released its latest report, State of Home Care: Industry at a Crossroads, in February 2022, in partnership with GCOA. This report showcases data, industry challenges, and new policy priorities concerning the state of home care in the United States. The report calls on home care industry leaders and policymakers…

  4. 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…

  5. 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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