Havana, May 1. – The 16th International Seminar of the Caribbean Medical Association (AMECA), to run in Havana from May 2nd to 4th, will talk active longevity and extending lifespan to 120 years.
In addition to the debates, the agenda has programmed the Eternal Youth Walk, a display with swimmers, and cultural events like a gala at San Francisco de Asís Basilica, in Old Havana historic section, an expo with paintings and other fine arts and demonstration of traditional dances to be cap with gourmet.
Professor Eugenio Selman Houssein-Abdo, president of the Organizing Committee, notes the 21st Century has plenty of opportunities to expand lifespan along the development of sciences, medicine, culture and productive power; however -he warned- some key factors are increasing every hope and opportunities for an important part of mankind.
Cubaâ�Ös 11 million population includes 17.9 percent of elderly over 60 years old and more whose socio-demographic features match the Developed countries in terms of health, education, birth and death indexes.
The seminar will co-host the 10th International Seminar on Active Satisfactory Longevity and a Conference on Nursing, adds the convocation.(Prensa Latina)