“Emerging health risks and insurance”, hosted by MAPFRE Foundation.

The 11th Health and Ageing Conference, generously hosted by the MAPFRE Foundation, focused on new and emerging health risks, how they impact health and health financing mechanisms, and how insurance covers and manages these risks.
Topics included:

  • Behavioural health risks and prevention of non-communicable diseases
  • Environmental health and climate risk
  • New health technology (including nanotechnologies, big data and smart analytics) and genetics
  • Pandemics and antimicrobial resistance
  • Financing and insurability of new and emerging health risks


  • Download the programme of the 11th Health and Ageing Conference
  • Access presentations 





The Health and Ageing Programme

This programme brings together research on issues in health provision and the role of insurance, with an emphasis on the changing demographic structure.

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Global Ageing

The Geneva Association looks at how to address finance retirement and the health costs of an ageing population.

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