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

Investing in Healthy and Active Aging for Sustainable Growth

This is a forum report from a multistakeholder forum entitled 'Investing in Healthy and Active Aging for Sustainable Growth, A Regional Approach to Promoting Innovative Long-Term Care'. This forum was held on the sidelines of the [...]

Impacts of migration on households in the Dry Zone, Myanmar

The study analyses data from the 2017 Dry Zone Migration Impact Survey to examine the impacts of migration on households in migration‐source areas (Mandalay and Magway Regions). The report describes characteristics and patterns of migration and [...]

The Ageing of Myanmar’s Farmer Population

Farming, especially paddy production, dominates the agriculture sector of Myanmar and much of this activity is undertaken by smallholder farmers who are growing old. The report "The Ageing of Myanmar’s Farmer Population: Implications for Agriculture and [...]

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

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

Older People’s Associations in East and Southeast Asia: A Four Country Study

Older people's associations (OPAs) have been established in different countries in East and Southeast Asia for more than 10 years. In 2015, the University of Oxford (Oxford Institute of Population Ageing) commissioned by Age International, [...]

Ageing, Older Persons and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

This brief acknowledges the importance of a lifecourse approach to ageing and calls for protecting and promoting the rights of older people in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda. Language: English Published: UNDP, HelpAge International [...]

AgeNews No. 22

In this AgeNews 22, we include older people's voices at the UN world conference on disaster risk reduction, Myanmar's first national universal social pension, Pakistan - Balochistan’s Senior Citizens Act 2017 and World Elder Abuse [...]

An Assessment of Available Evidence on NCDs and their Risk Factors in Myanmar

This report summarises the key findings from the review of evidence on NCDs in Myanmar. It encompasses three complementary components: 1) a review of published literature from 2000 to 2015 on NCDs and their risk [...]

Healthy lives and wellbeing for all at all ages

This briefing outlines the challenges faced by older people in accessing health services and provides recommendations for how policies can help overcome them. It also outlines how data systems must adapt to monitor progress on [...]

Tabriz statement at Regional Forum on Policy Implication of Population Ageing

The Ministry of Cooperatives Labour and Social Welfare of the Islamic Republic of Iran, in collaboration with UNFPA and HelpAge International held a Regional Forum on Policy Implications of Population Ageing in Tabriz in July [...]

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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