Social Protection Resource Centre

International Day of Older Persons

Social Protection Resource Centre (SPRC) and World Health Organization (WHO) jointly organized an event related to the United Nations (UN) Day of Older Persons (IDOP) on Thursday, 1st October, 2020 at Ramada Hotel, Islamabad. For WHO, this day also marked the beginning of the activities in the context of the decision by the 73rd World Health Assembly to dedicate the 2020s as a Decade of Health Ageing. One of the key highlights of the Program was the launch of SPRC Flagship Report on the Old Age Well Being in Pakistan 2020.
Keynote Address by Chief Guest, Dr. Nasusheen Hamid (Parliamentary Secretary for Health, Ministry of National Health Services, Regulation & Coordination (MNHSR&C)

List of Speakers:

  • Palitha Gunarathna Mahipala, WHO Representative
  • Raza Zaidi, WHO Consultant
  • Bakhtiar Kadyrov, UNFPA Deputy Representative
  • Mutee Ur Rehman, Senior Specialist, Social Protection Resource Centre, SPRC
  • Asghar Zaidi, Vice Chancellor, Government College University,
  • Uzma is currently working as the National Professional Officer RMNCAH at WHO (Moderator)