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Ageing & Society | Jaco Hoffman

We are pleased to announce that Dr Jaco Hoffman, our Senior Research Fellow and the African Research Network on Ageing (AFRAN) Coordinator,  has been appointed as an International Editori...


2nd IAGG Africa Region conference

The 2nd Africa Region Conference of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Long-Term Care Systems for Africa: Setting Agendas, will be hosted 6-8 December in Nairobi, Kenya. The conference, convened in coo...


Consortium for Advanced Research Training in Africa - New Website

The Consortium for Advanced Research Training in Africa (CARTA) re-launches website today! New Look, New Products, and New Features CARTA consider that African researchers trained in Africa a...


Institute's collaborative research and strong links with South Africa

The International Strategy Office at Oxford University has released a publication on collaborative research between South Africa and Oxford, featuring the African Research Network on Ageing (AFRAN)...


1st IAGG Africa Region Conference of Gerontology and Geriatrics

    1st IAGG Africa Region Conference of Gerontology and Geriatrics Conference website: www.iagg.cmc-uct.co.za Programme and Information  [pdf] Convened by the Inter...


Community Development with Older Persons in South Africa

In his keynote lecture, given as part of Larna’s Conference ‘Ageing in Latin America’ (Mexico City, 6th-8th November) Jaco Hoffmann discussed issues surrounding human centred appr...


Launch of AFRAN database of literature on Ageing in Africa

The African Research on Ageing Network (AFRAN) is launching the: AFRAN database of literature on Ageing in Africa A major factor impeding research and knowledge utilisation in the field of ag...