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Long-term care financing and women

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The talk will consider both monetary and in-kind resources and the role of women in sustaining long-term care systems. I will the discuss the implications of different approaches to financing and organizing long-term care for women.

About the Speaker

Adelina Comas-Herrera, Assistant Professorial Research Fellow, Care Policy and Evaluation Centre (CPEC), LSE

Adelina Comas-Herrera is co-lead of the Strengthening Responses to Dementia in Developing Countries (STRiDE) project, a multi-national research project funded by the Research Councils UK’s Global Challenges Research Fund involving Brazil, India, Indonesia, Jamaica, Kenya, Mexico, and South Africa. The project aims to build capacity to generate research to support the development of policy responses to dementia.

Her main research interests are economic aspects of care, treatment and support of people with dementia, and long-term care financing, in the UK and globally. She has extensive experience on developing simulation models of the future resources required to address long-term care needs and needs arising from dementia.

This event is part of a seminar series:

Michaelmas 2019 Seminar Series: Older Women’s Health

The Oxford Institute of Population Ageing and The George Institute for Global Health, at the Nuffield Department of Women’s and Reproductive Health are hosting a joint seminar series on Older Women’s Health, linked to two new initiatives at the University of Oxford – the Ageing Research Collaborative Hub @ Oxford and the Women’s Health @ Oxford Conveners: Professor S...

Event Details

03 December 2019 17:00 - 18:00


Oxford Martin School

34 Broad Street (corner of Holywell and Catte Streets) Oxford OX1 3BD