Promoting and Protecting the Rights of Older Persons in Pakistan: A Talk by Dr. Asghar Zaidi

Friday, September 20, 2019 (All day)
SDSB

To commemorate World Alzheimer's Day 2019 on September 20, 2019, CBS, with the support of faculty leads Dr. Muhammad Ahsan Rana and Dr. Sameen Zafar, organized a talk on Promoting and Protecting the Rights of Older Persons in Pakistan by Dr. Asghar Zaidi.

Dr. Zaidi, who is a celebrated Professor of Social Gerontology at Seoul National University, South Korea and Senior Research Fellow at the Oxford Institute of Population Ageing, UK, gave the talk and presented the findings of his report titled ‘Moving from the Margins: Promoting and Protecting the Rights of Older Persons in Pakistan’. This report was drawn from a project commissioned by the Research, Evaluation, and Monitoring Unit (REMU) of British Council Islamabad.

The talk was followed by an interactive Q&A session. The talk was attended by Dr Alnoor Bhimani (Dean, SDSB), Dr Zehra Waheed (Director, CBS), Dr. Muhammad Ahsan Rana, Dr. Sameen Zafar and undergraduate students and PhD candidates at LUMS.