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2024.04.20 (SAT)

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【FILA】DIHAC study of Juntendo University and ITU, WHO collaboration

2021-2030 is Healthy Ageing Decade in Global Agenda. Faculty of International Liberal Arts (FILA)  is contributing to healthy ageing decade internationally. Here is one of the successful stories.DIHAC


Digitally Inclusive Healthy Ageing Communities (DIHAC) study is a cross-cultural study in Japan, Republic of Korea, Singapore and Thailand. It is expanding to India in 2024.  The study investigated how older persons are empowered to use internet, and digital technology to keep themselves healthy and productive in diverse cultures. Principal Investigator of the DIHAC study is Associate Professor Myo Nyein Aung MD, MSc, PhD.


He was invited by International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Asia and Pacific Region to announce the research finding and give a key note lecture to UN agencies, and Government ministries on 1st April 2024 at the Auditorium of ITU and in Zoom. After the lecture he moderated a panel discussion which included five ministries of Thailand. The event was jointly organized by ITU, WHO, Juntendo University and Ministry of Digital Economy and Society, Thailand.




He said FILA students are important to bring about digital inclusion and healthy ageing of the older persons. He welcomed FILA students and colleague’s faculties members to DIHAC transdisciplinary meetings which are organized bimonthly.  The platform will allow learning beyond the classroom. The 22nd DIHAC cross-cultural meeting will be on 25th April 2024. Register here. https://digital-ageing.com/dihac-meet22/




DIHAC study : https://digital-ageing.com/jp/

ITU: https://www.itu.int/en/Pages/default.aspx

ITU  information session on “Healthy Aging in Thailand through ICT” on 1 April 2024 in Bangkok. Co hosts were WHO, Juntendo university and Ministry of Digital Economy and Society (MDES) Event Link :  http://itu.int/go/CTPA