In the effort towards better care and health for the elderly, the Federal Institute of Industrial Research, FIIRO, Oshodi, in collaboration with Dave Omokaro Foundation, DOF, teamed-up with stakeholders to assess the welfare of the elderly and commenced review of policies that would advance their health and well-being into old age.
The third session of the Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development (ARFSD 3) convened for its final day in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on 19 May 2017. Delegates gathered in the morning to take part in parallel sessions on the six sub-themes of the Forum: eradicating all forms of poverty in Africa; ending hunger and achieving
The stakeholders’ meeting, tagged “Inauguration Ceremony and International Conference of the African Society for Ageing Research and Development (ASARD)’’, was organised by the National Universities Commission (NUC), in collaboration with the World Health Organisation (WHO). In her remarks, Dr Emem Omokaro, LEADS Scholar, Ageing Studies Development, NUC, said that ASARD was an African think-tank
The population of Nigerians above the age of 60 years is expected to hit 30 million by the year 20150, with a global figure projected at 2 billion for the same year. The Dave Omokaro Foundation (DOF) which stated this in Abuja on Monday lamented the absence of clear cut health and welfare policies for
The Executive Secretary of the NUC, Prof. Julius Okojie, at a two-day consultative meeting with selected varsities on the delivery of post-graduate programmes in Gerontology and Geriatrics in Abuja said the Commission has approved 10 varsities for the pilot phase. The event, in collaboration with the Dave Omokaro Foundation, is aimed at capacity development for the training