Dr. Jane Barratt, PhD
Secretary General, International Federation on Ageing (IFA)
Jane Barratt, PhD – Secretary General, International Federation on Ageing (IFA)
Dr. Jane Barratt is the Secretary General, International Federation on Ageing (IFA) an international NGO with general consultative status at the United Nations and its agencies including the World Health Organization (WHO). Her leadership drives the agenda for the world’s population ageing, with IFA strategy and portfolios being viewed through the lens of the action areas of the UN Decade of Healthy Ageing. Among her many current positions Jane is a Member, Vision Academy, Director, Baycrest Health Sciences and Chair, Education Advisory Committee, Associate Scientist, Sinai Health System, Member, Global Committee, DR Barometer Program, Member, International Council for Adult Immunisation and Task, and CSO Representative, WHO COVAX Pillar “vaccine strategy” and Member of the European Interdisciplinary Council on Ageing Assembly.
Dr. Barratt will deliver the keynote presentation during Session 1: Welcome and Keynote of the conference on March 22 starting at 8:30 a.m.