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Publications 2018-01-17T14:12:39+00:00

World Population Prospects 2019

  The World Population Prospects 2019: Highlights presents the main results of the 26th round of the UN’s global population estimates and projections. The report includes updated population estimates from 1950 to the present for [...]

Understanding, Beliefs and Treatment of Dementia in Pakistan

Despite being a global health priority, progress towards the understanding and treatment of dementia in low- and middle-income countries has been slow. This issue is of importance given the rapidly ageing populations in these countries, [...]

Fair guidelines: four steps towards a UN convention on the rights of older people

These guidelines are for civil society organisations wishing to influence their governments to support a convention. They emphasise the importance of involving older people in your advocacy activities, both as a matter of principle, and because [...]

Connect no. 5 (Asia Pacific newsletter)

In this fifth edition of Connect newsletter, HelpAge global network members in Asia-Pacific shared their recent activities and programmes. Various stories from the field on nutrition and health, emergency assistance, advocacy on long-term care and [...]

Thailand’s Older Persons and Their Well-being 2019

This research report draws on the 2017 national survey of older persons conducted by the National Statistical Office of Thailand. The report of findings covers a wide range of topics, three of which are highlighted [...]

More at risk: How older people are excluded in humanitarian data (summary)

This is a summary of the study titled 'More at risk: How older people are excluded in humanitarian data’ commissioned by HelpAge International. The objective of the study was to evaluate existing policies and practices [...]

Our Voices, Our Rights – what older people say about the normative elements of their right to autonomy and independence

Published ahead of the 10th session of the UN Open-Ended Working Group on Ageing (OEWG), this new GAROP report is based on a recent consultation with over 1,000 older people in ten countries in Africa and [...]

More at risk: How older people are excluded in humanitarian data

The study titled 'More at risk: How older people are excluded in humanitarian data’ commissioned by HelpAge International. The objective of the study was to evaluate existing policies and practices concerning the inclusion of data [...]

Home care for the elderly in India

Realising the rapid increase of older population and understanding the impact of long-term and palliative care on the health system, HelpAge India carried out a home care pilot project in three locations of India (Shimla, [...]

Older people’s perceptions of health and wellbeing

"Older people’s perceptions of health and wellbeing in rapidly ageing low- and middle-income countries" presents the findings of an analysis of data collected by HelpAge International and its network members using HelpAge’s Health Outcomes Tool. The [...]

Regional newsletter

In this edition, HelpAge global network members in Asia-Pacific shared their recent activities and programmes. Various stories from the field on nutrition and health, emergency assistance, advocacy on long-term care and implementation of older people's law are featured. The two key articles for this edition are about social pensions in Asia and the 10th session of the UN Open-Ended Working Group on Ageing (OEWG).

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