Publications

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

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 [...]

Rural-urban gaps in health care utilisation among older Thais: The role of family support

This study examined rural-urban differences in health visits among Thai older people. The researchers measured preventive health care use based on the question of whether the respondent had a health checkup, not due to illness, [...]

Connect no. 4 (Asia Pacific newsletter)

The fourth issue of our Asia newsletter Connect features stories on the right to heath for older people, a new regional programme on non-communicable disease intervention, a national ageing alliance in Thailand, older people's associations [...]

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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