This webinar will be held in Portuguese. An English summary will be posted as a blog.
A Frente de Fortalecimento às ILPIs (https://www.frentenacionalilpi.com.br/) is a network established in 2020 by Brazilian academics, policy-makers and other experts with interests in Long-Term Care Facilities (LTCFs). It has a particular focus on supporting policies to reduce the impacts of COVID-19 on LTCFs, and a longer-run agenda to improve general Brazilian LTCF policy.
Chair: Patrick Wachholz, Department of Public Health, Universidade Estadual Paulista (Unesp).
Speakers: (about 15 mins each)
Karla Giacomin. Health Secretariat, Municipality of Belo Horizonte.
Taking stock of the first year of the Frente Nacional and planning for the second.
Natalia Horta. Associate Professor, Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais (PUC Minas).
Supporting long-term care facilities in Contagem, Minas Gerais.
Helena Pataro, Intersectoral Commission for Monitoring Long-Term Care Facilities, Bahia State, Brazil
Supporting long-term care facilities in Salvador, Bahia.
Paulo José Fortes Villas Boas. Faculty of Medicine, Universidade Estadual Paulista (Unesp).
Supporting long-term care facilities in São Paulo State.
Cristina Hoffmann, University of Brasilia and Senior Advisor, Coordination for Older People’s Health, Ministry of Health, Brazil.