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Rapid Population Ageing in Viet Nam: Challenges and Opportunities

2017-01-23T19:29:36+00:00 Tags: , , |

This factsheet presents the population ageing in Vietnam which creates both challenges and opportunities to the country’s development. It also provides recommendations for Vietnam to prepare for the transition to the aged phase which is expected to be in 2038. Language: [...]

Assessment of UNFPA’s piloted community-based model on care for older people (Summary)

2017-01-06T06:16:21+00:00 Tags: , , , , |

Under the project titled “Prevention of domestic violence, addressing imbalanced sex ratio at birth (SRB), and care for the elderly” funded by UNFPA in Hai Duong Province and Ben Tre Province in Viet Nam, the Inter-generational Self-Help Club (ISHC) model was [...]

Ageing and the city: making urban spaces work for older people (executive summary)

2017-01-06T06:23:49+00:00 Tags: , , , , |

This is the executive summary of a report that aims to stimulate discussion about some of the actions that governments and city authorities in low- and middle-income countries can take to build truly inclusive cities, focusing on three key [...]

Closing remarks of Mathew Cherian, Chief Executive of HelpAge India and a representative of HelpAge International

2016-10-10T09:40:06+00:00 Tags: , , , |

HelpAge Asia-Pacific Regional Conference: The Economic Implications of Ageing Hanoi, Vietnam 7 September 2016 It is my honour to make a closing remarks on behalf of HelpAge Network today. In 2004 we organised another regional conference in this very same city [...]

Closing remark of Deputy Minister Nguyen Trong Dam

2016-09-30T11:28:47+00:00 Tags: , , , |

HelpAge Asia-Pacific Regional Conference: The Economic Implications of Ageing Hanoi, Vietnam 7 September 2016 I would like congratulate all of you for the success of the HelpAge Asia – Pacific Regional Conference ‘The Economic Implications of Ageing’ which took place in [...]