Masters of Ageing: Dr. Luc Bonneux

Public health in the 21st century: the prevention of diseases at old age

Dr. Luc Bonneux will set out his vision on public health in the 21st century. He will review Geoffrey Rose’s strategies of prevention and will critically appraise current public health policies, including screening, vaccination and cardiovascular risk management. Furthermore, he will review the role of the government, pharmaceutical companies and individuals themselves in this domain.

Dr. Luc Bonneux is a medical doctor, epidemiologist and publicist. He started his career as a doctor in tropical medicine, studied epidemiology in London and wrote his dissertation on health economic models of diseases of old age. He is well-known for his critical columns in, amongst others, ‘Medisch Contact’. In 2012 his latest book was published: ‘En ze leefden nog lang en gezond’. He currently works as a physician in elderly care. Dr. Luc Bonneux also lectures at the Master Vitality and Ageing of Leyden Academy.

16.00 – Introduction by Dr. David van Bodegom, Leyden Academy
16.10 – Lecture by Dr. Luc Bonneux
17.15 – Discussion
17.30 – Drinks

Leyden Academy on Vitality and Ageing
Poortgebouw Leiden
South Entrance, room 0.15
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Send an e-mail by 12 February to register for this free academic lecture: