Ageing Society in the Era of Pandemics: Approaches in Japan and Canada

Webinar 2: Seniors’ Life and Care during COVID-19

4 November 2020



Edmonton: Monday, November 23, 2020 | 6:30 pm
Japan: Tuesday, November 24, 2020 | 10:30 am


Dr. Reiko Hayashi is deputy director-general of Japan’s National Institute of Population and Social Security Research (IPSS). Prior to joining IPSS in 2012, she served in Senegal as technical advisor to the Minister of Health (2008–2011), as an expert on the development of community health workers in the Project for Development of Human Resources in Health (2002–2003), and was engaged in other projects concerning population and health in various countries. Her research covers global population ageing, health and longevity, population development, and so forth. She holds a PhD in policy studies from the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS), Japan.

Dr. Jasneet Parmar has 27 years of experience as an academic, educator, clinician and advocate in seniors' care in the Edmonton Zone. She is an Associate Professor at the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Alberta and the Medical Lead of Alberta Health Services, Edmonton Zne Home Living and Transitions.


Chelsea Miya is a PhD Candidate and CGS SSHRC fellow in English and Film Studies at the University of Alberta with a background in journalism. Her work explores the intersections of data and art/culture. She is a researcher with the SpokenWeb, a cross-institutional project dedicated to the discovery and preservation of literary recordings, and she will be producing an upcoming episode of Season 2 of the SpokenWeb Podcast.


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