In this AgeNews 22, we include older people’s voices at the UN world conference on disaster risk reduction, Myanmar’s first national universal social pension, Pakistan – Balochistan’s Senior Citizens Act 2017 and World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. Our main article “Policies for rapidly ageing societies: Four considerations” clearly shows why the adaption to population ageing is a must! The interview section elaborates on political will in relations to policy formulation. The activities and achievements of network members in the regions are also highlighted in this edition.
Published: HelpAge Asia Pacific Regional Office, 2017
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