Ageing - Advisor

Margaret Jip Kuo

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Margaret Jip Kuo

Dr. Margaret Jip Kuo is a former Assistant Professor in University of Taiwan. Margaret received her Bachelor of Science from Taipei Medical University; Master’s in Sports Science (Sports Nutrition) from National Taiwan University of Sport (NTUS); and her Doctorate in Food Sciences and Nutrition from Fu Jen Catholic University, Taiwan. From 2002, Dr. Kuo works as a sports nutritionist for the baseball, judo, marathon and bodybuilding team. She has also authored 15 books and over 95 articles about health and sports science. Margaret’s training backgrounds are especially on disease prevention and health promotion. She also passionate about social services as a volunteer of YWCA Taiwan since 2001. More specifically, she ran an ultra-marathon (45K) for a YWCA charity fund raising in 2014. In 2019, she left university and starts to contribute more in volunteer jobs for health promoting through the community. It is a great honor to serve as the Nutrition and ageing advisor of the Standing Committee, ICW since 2012. Really appreciate that ICW has given her an unique experience in looking at the women’s health and social issues from a world’s perspective. Currently, she is the Scientific Adviser of The Foundation for Global Community Health (GCH), the Board Member of World YWCA, Ageing Advisor of the International Council of Women Council (ICW) and Executive Board Member of Asian Council of Exercise and Sports Science (ACESS). Dr. Kuo is enthusiastic to share insights and professional knowledge to provide comprehensive ageing information to members. Networking with other NCWs and to share their successful experience in ageing program for a sustainable future.

Plan of Action 2022-2025 for Ageing

– Develop and apply at international, regional and national levels policies designed to enhance the
lives of the aged.
– Promote national and international understanding of the humanitarian and developmental issues
related to ageing and the importance of peace.
– Advocate for appropriate and affordable housing.
– Advocate for appropriate and affordable health care.
– Advocate for the expenditure on ageing to be considered as a lasting investment.
– Promote positive ageing and an age-friendly community.
– Protect the older population from discrimination.

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