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Challenges for the ageing process of the Brazilian population: discussing about research with families and future economic impacts

Grant number: 15/50480-4
Support type:Research Grants - Visiting Researcher Grant - International
Duration: November 13, 2017 - November 22, 2017
Field of knowledge:Health Sciences - Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy
Cooperation agreement: CONFAP ; Newton Fund, with FAPESP as a partner institution in Brazil
Principal Investigator:Carla da Silva Santana Castro
Grantee:Carla da Silva Santana Castro
Visiting researcher: Hafiz Khan
Visiting researcher institution: Middlesex University, England
Home Institution: Faculdade de Medicina de Ribeirão Preto (FMRP). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Ribeirão Preto , SP, Brazil


Prof. Hafiz Khan will be involved in teaching activities to undergraduate and graduate and discussion with research groups, r specifically the Faculty of Medicine of Ribeirao Preto in the Department of Neuroscience and Behavioral Sciences and Social Medicine. There will be participation in activities at the Law School (FDRP) and the Faculty of Economics and Administration (FEARP). They are provided for classes, conferences and workshops, as described: Take part in the following activities at the University of São Paulo (Campus Ribeirão Preto) Medical school of Ribeirao Preto 1) Lecture on "Occupational Therapy Applied to Aging" discipline, for the 3rd year of Occupational Therapy Course, entitled: "Going solo: Exploring the intimate and broader relationships of older single women without children and the implications for their support needs later in life "(1 week) 2) Activities in Postgraduate at the Department of Social Medicine (Prof. Edson Zangiacomi Martinez and Prof. Dry Jair Lucio Ferreira) (2nd week) Workshop: mini module in quantitative methods - "Large scale sample survey for statistical investigation and longitudinal data analysis" 3) Conference: "Global Population Aging: unequal distribution of risk in later life between developed and developing countries" Facula ty of law (FDRP) (Prof. Nano Manuel dos Santos Coelho Morgadinho responsible) (4th week) Conference: "Challenges of aging, law and social state." There will be weekly discussions with the research group "Laboratory of Research in Innovation and Assistive Technology" focusing on methodology aspects of researches involving the older adults". (AU)