Chitwan Valley Family Study Webinar: Aging in Nepal
CVFS-Study on Cognition and Aging in Nepal, (CVFS-SCAN)
Wednesday, December 6, 2023
2:00 – 3:00 p.m. (EDT)
Presenter: Dirgha Ghimire
The goals of the webinar are to: 1) discuss the current needs and challenges in the neuropsychological assessment of older adult populations in low-middle income settings, particularly in Nepal; 2) introduce the CVFS-Study on Cognition and Aging in Nepal (CVFS-SCAN), which aims to address these needs and challenges; 3) describe the Harmonized Cognitive Assessment Protocol (HCAP) translation and adoption process for the Nepali population; and 4) discuss the potential for this study to contribute to cross-national harmonization of cognitive aging data within an international cognitive aging network. There will be a Q&A session after the presentation.
The webinar will be hosted using Zoom. Registration is required to attend the webinar. Support provided by NICHD (R25 HD101358).