13th DIHAC study cross-cultural exchange meeting: 12 October 2022


13th Digitally Inclusive, Healthy Ageing Communities (DIHAC) Study Cross-cultural Exchange Meeting

Cross-cultural exchange of the research and experiences in “Digital Inclusion” and “Healthy Ageing” is the breakthrough that DIHAC study team is advocating. In this 13th DIHAC meeting, experts from Singapore and Republic of Korea will share evidence and professional experiences in order to exchange the lessons to learn from the field.  It is great pleasure to announce the upcoming 13th DIHAC policy review meeting.

Professor Takeo Ogawa, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus, Kyushu University and Yamaguchi University, Japan will chair the meeting. He is Director of The Asian Aging Business Center, the voluntary organization and formerly he was the President of the Active Aging Consortium Asia Pacific (ACAP).

Participants are multi-disciplinary researchers, global health researchers, epidemiologists, sociologists, medical doctors, nurses, NGOs, NPOs, and PhD students from Japan, ROK, Singapore, Thailand, Kenya, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Nepal, South Africa, Ukraine and the UK.

Time: 12th  October 2022
17:30 to 19:30 JST (Tokyo, Seoul time) / (16:30 to 18:30 Singapore time)/ (15:30 to 17:30 Bangkok time)
in Zoom, by invitation

Meeting Access to register

(Please register by 12th October 2022 if you are interested! limited seats)

Socializing (5 minutes) Principal Investigator Associate Professor Myo Nyein Aung, Juntendo University, Japan, DIHAC study team and international participants

Professor Takeo Ogawa, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus, Kyushu University and Yamaguchi University, Japan

Opening Speech of the Chairperson

(5-10 min)

Presentation 1: Singapore

Associate Professor Feng Qiushi, PhD : Deputy Head, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Deputy Director, Centre for Family and Population Research (CFPR), Vice President, Population Association of Singapore, National University of Singapore.

Title – Productive Aging and Successful Aging in Singapore
(20 minutes)

Presentation 2: Singapore

Ms Karen Wee, Executive Director at Lions Befrienders Service Association, Singapore

Title: Doing the Unthinkable: Digitalization of Seniors from Virtual Befriending to AI Ecosystems

(20 minutes)

Presentation 3: Korea

Ms Seokmi Hong, Community Health Nurse Practitioner, Community Health Director, Saje Primary Healthcare post, Wonju

Title: Current Status of Primary Health Care Posts in Republic of Korea

(20 minutes)

Discussion (30 minutes)

Conclusion: Professor Takeo Ogawa