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Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Apply for UN INIA SOCIAL GERONTOLOGY Training in Mumbai April 2016


The dramatic and unprecedented increase in the number of older persons in the World will lead to unique political, economic and social consequences. In developing countries, where by the year 2025 seventy-two per cent of the world’s older persons will live, this demographic development will pose a particular challenge. Although a number of developing countries have initiated various innovative and concrete measures aimed at meeting the needs of older persons, there exists an acute shortage of trained care-givers at all levels in gerontology.
This multi-disciplinary Training Programme in Social Gerontology , designed by an International Expert Group, aims at providing a broad and up-to-date understanding of the complex and far-reaching consequences of mass longevity. Participants are helped to evolve and implement appropriate policies, which will ensure for older persons, a high quality of life in their own society.
The programme consists of lectures and topics dealt with include Population ageing: A global perspective; Key concepts in gerontology; Social aspects of ageing; Economic aspects of ageing; Psychological aspects of ageing; Health aspects of the older persons; The Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing (I): Older persons and development; The Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing (II): Health Promotion and wellbeing; Medical Conditions experienced by the Older Persons; Policies on older persons in India; Maintenance & welfare of parents / Senior Citizens Act of India 2007; Feminisation of ageing; Intergenerational solidarity; The Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing (III): Ensuring enabling and supportive environments; Active-ageing policies for low-income countries; Caregiving of older persons; Communication with older persons; Programmes and schemes for elderly in India; Social Policies and services in the community; Elder Abuse; Quality of life in old age; Dementia & its implications on the individual and the family; Ageing and Disability; Healthy Nutrition in the elderly; Older Persons in the changing role of the family; Socio-economic implications of Population Ageing in India; National Minimum standards for care homes for older persons.
Applications are invited from social workers, academicians, health professionals and others interested in the field of Ageing from SAARC countries.

Following are the pre-requisites for admission to the course:-
1. Adequate knowledge of English Language.
2. Graduates in any field.
3. Experience of/ zeal for working in the field of Ageing/Gerontology       (optional).
4. This course is open for SAARC nationals.

Interested persons may apply on-line through ILC-I’s website www.ilcindia.org. Attached with the application form, you also have to upload the following:-
1. A personal letter (giving reasons for attending the course).
2. Passport size photograph (on White Background).
♦ Closing date for application is 30th March 2016.
♦ Limited seats available.
♦ Hard Copies of degree certificates (to be submitted on the 10th of        April 2016 at the venue of the training programme.
♦ All Applications received will be scrutinized only after the receipt of    full payment of fees.
♦ ILC-I reserves the right to Accept/Reject any Application.
♦ Fees once paid are non-refundable even if the Applicant fails to            attend the course due to any reason.
♦ In case if any Application is rejected, ILC-I will reimburse the full        amount of the fees paid during the period 1st April ,2016 to 10th          April 2016.
♦ Formal Inauguration of the training programme will be on the             afternoon of Sunday the 10th of April 2016. The details of the same     will be communicated later.
Course Fee:
Indian Participants : Early Bird Registration up to 29th February 2016 : Rs. 12,000/-
After 29th February 2016 : Rs. 15,000/-International Participants : Early Bird Registration up to 29th February 2016 : US$ 270 After 29th February 2016: US$ 300
1. This payment covers the course fee (which includes Tuition Fees     and Training Kit) plus Lunch and Two Teas per day for the period of the Training Program (11th to 15th April, 2016)
2. Accommodation and other arrangements to be made by the participants.

Application Form: http://ilcindia.org/application-form/
Payment Details: http://ilcindia.org/payment-details/

International Longevity Centre-India
CASP Bhavan, Survey No. 132/2, Plot No. 3, Pashan Baner Link Road, Pashan Pune : 411 021.
Telephone No: +91 – 20 – 25862845 / +91 – 20 – 65002595
Email : longevetic@gmail.com Website: www.ilcindia.org

Source: http://ilcindia.org/more-details/ 

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