Publications

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

Organizing Old Age Pensions for India’s Informal Workers

  "Organizing Old Age Pensions for India’s Informal Workers: A Case Study of a Sector-Driven Approach" was published by the Asia Health Policy Program. It is part of working paper series on health and demographic change [...]

Health Rights of Older People

The book examines the health rights of older persons who are more likely potentially to face various disadvantages in terms of healthcare access and affordability, thereby impacting on health outcomes. Data from five countries in [...]

Freedom to decide for ourselves

This report presents the themes and issues raised by 450 older people from 24 countries in a consultation on their rights to autonomy, independence, long-term care and palliative care. In light of the responses, the [...]

Cambodia National Policy on Ageing 2017-2030

  The Royal Government of Cambodia recognises that the inevitable changes of the demographic situations, especially a rising proportion of the older population, affects not just the older persons but all parts of society and [...]

Policy brief on the older population, Myanmar

In reference to the 2014 Myanmar Census, this policy brief summarises the situation of the older population. It includes data on social characteristics of older people, their living arrangements, economic conditions, health and life expectancy in [...]

Thematic report on the older population in Myanmar

Myanmar conducted the Population and Housing Census in 2014. It is the first Census in 30 years; the last Census was conducted in 1983. The main objectives of the 2014 Census are to provide the Government [...]

Options Assessment for Electronic Cash Transfer Delivery

The way social transfers are paid is important as this can mediate the impact of a programme, affect the cost and risks faced by a programme, and affect burden on recipients. This study report explores [...]

Connect no.1 (Asia Pacific newsletter )

We relaunched Asia Pacific newsletter with a new look and new name - Connect, which better reflects our network approach.  In this first refresh issue, the feature article is on the National Transfer Accounts (NTA). This [...]

The ageing of Myanmar’s farmer population (Summary)

This is summary of the report “The Ageing of Myanmar’s Farmer Population: Implications for Agriculture and Food Security” to assess the ageing trends of Myanmar’s farming population. The report considered three main questions: the future age [...]

Old age income security in Thailand: Work, family and social protection

This brief explores how growing older affect a person’s income security in Thailand. To answer this question, it looks at three of the most important income sources for older people: work, family and social protection. The [...]

Regional newsletter

This issue of Connect newsletter focuses on creating sustainable and resilient societies in Asia, horticulture in India's Thar Desert, older people-led disaster risk reduction, and the right to long-term care and palliative care. A reflection on roles of communities and governments in the scope of health and care is presented through an exclusive interview.

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