Research improving education and healthcare for older Australians

24 Jul 2021

In the WHO decade of healthy ageing, Queensland translational research is leading age-friendly education and healthcare. Professor Nancy Pachana and Professor Alison Mudge point out that underpinning this work is the premise that as a society, we care about older people, value their perspectives and experience, and see these endeavours as part of a more holistic move towards an age-friendly world.

Professor Nancy Pachana is BDHP’s Theme Leader for Ageing and leads The University of Queensland’s Age-Friendly Initiative. In 2020, UQ became the first age-friendly university in the Southern Hemisphere.

Read the full article with by Brisbane Diamantia Health Partners here