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

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 [...]

Battling against Droughts: Older people led drought mitigation in India

Droughts have been a major development challenge in India and in many other countries of the world. Older people livingin rural India have to live very difficult lives impacted by droughts. As a result, there [...]

HelpAge Asia Pacific Regional Conference 2018 – Proceedings

The proceedings give an overall picture of the HelpAge Asia-Pacific Regional Conference 2018, which had the theme "Family, community and state in ageing societies". It summarises presentations, discussions and observations that were highlighted during the [...]

A Situational Analysis of Disability and Aging in Myanmar

This report is an in-depth analysis into disability and ageing in Myanmar. Language: English Published: HelpAge International, Myanmar Country Office, 2018 Size: 1.2 MB Download

Disability and ageing in Myanmar

The brief draws on two studies HelpAge International commissioned with support from the Livelihoods and Food Security Fund (LIFT). The two main studies are Ilene Zeitzer 2018, “A situational analysis of disability and aging in [...]

Dry Zone Electronic Cash Transfer Pilot Evaluation

This report presents the findings from the process evaluation of HelpAge International’s Electronic Cash Transfer Intervention Pilot in Myingyan township, Mandalay Region, Myanmar. The pilot aimed to test the digital distribution of social pension to [...]

Global AgeWatch Insights: Executive summary

This is the executive summary of 'Global AgeWatch Insights' report that considers the progress being made to achieve older people's right to health amid the global drive towards universal health coverage. It explores how older [...]

Global AgeWatch Insights 2018

Global AgeWatch Insights considers the progress being made to achieve older people's right to health amid the global drive towards universal health coverage. It explores how older people are currently accessing health services and what changes [...]

Rapid needs assessment of older people affected by the earthquake and tsunami in Sulawesi, Indonesia

This report summarises the findings of a rapid needs assessment of older people affected by the tsunami in Indonesia in September 2018. The aim of this RNA-OP is to support anyone responding to the devastating [...]

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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