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GLOBAL AGENDA is a full-scale debate program.
World opinion leaders discuss and propose solutions to the issues that Japan and the world face today.

Elderly Care in Crisis: Perspectives from Japan

Dates of Broadcast

Tokyo:
April 28, Sat.
London:
April 28, Sat.
New York:
April 27, Fri.
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Countries struggle to look after the elderly citizen amid a shortage of care workers.In addition to hiring abroad, Japan is adapting robots for a solution.How can we cope with this challenge?

Panelists

Du Peng

Director, Institute of Gerontology
Renmin University of China

Xenia Scheil-Adlung

Advisor, Health and Long-term Care Policy
Former Senior Health Policy Coordinator
International Labour Organization (ILO)

Matthias von Schwanenfl├╝gel

Director General, German Ministry for Family Affairs,
Senior Citizens, Women and Youth

Yukio Wada

Director, Daiki Angel Help
Licensed care worker in Japan

Shuichi Nakamura

Professor, International University of Health and Welfare
Former Director General, Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare

Moderator

Morley Robertson

Journalist