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510, 2015

Ministries urged to improve care for the elderly

30 March 2015 - Hanoi, Vietnam Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has urged the Ministry of Health to establish additional geriatric wards in hospitals and coordinate with the Vietnam Social Insurance to [...]

2108, 2015

New OPA policy in China

19 May 2015 - Beijing, China Number of societies for elderly hits 490,000 in China The number of societies for senior citizens in both urban and rural communities in China had reached 490,000 [...]

2008, 2015

Thailand network member being highlighted in DRR

BSR recently released the new research report "Climate Resilience and the Role of the Private Sector in Thailand", with support from the Rockefeller Foundation. The report demonstrates the important role the private sector plays in building [...]

1808, 2015

Making a difference in the lives of older people

10 August 2015 - Singapore For her work on ageing in Singapore, Dr Mary Ann Tsao, chairman of the Tsao Foundation, was awarded the Public Service Star (Bar) at this year's National Day Awards. [...]

2906, 2015

2015 National Action Month for the Vietnamese elderly launched

16 June 2015 - Hanoi, Vietnam The Vietnam Association of the Elderly launched its 2015 National Action Month for the elderly in Hanoi on Tuesday. Themed “Action month for the disadvantaged elderly”, this year’s program will focus on [...]

2505, 2015

Group builds houses for homeless elderly

FOUR indigent senior citizens who lost their houses in Medellin, Cebu during typhoon Yolanda now have new homes. Fifty-four more senior citizens who became homeless because of Yolanda will soon have new dwellings, [...]

2704, 2015

FCOSS wants health service for everyone

22 April 2015 - Fiji The Fiji Council of Social Services has called for Universal Health Coverage through the Age Demands Action on Health Campaign to ensure that everyone obtains the health services [...]

1604, 2015

Never too old to learn

13 April 2015 - Banthi, Lamphun, Thailand A pilot project in Thailand's rural north gives the elderly renewed confidence in their abilities and the means to support themselves. We live in a world where [...]

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