Upcoming Events

Regional Expert Forum on Integrated Care for Older Persons

2017-03-16T11:10:48+00:00

ESCAP is organising the Regional Expert Forum on Integrated Care for Older Persons from 17 – 19 March 2017 in Nanjing, China. More than sixty participants have been drawn from governments in the Asia-Pacific region, as well as think tanks, [...]

Law for elderly proposed

2017-01-04T05:57:16+00:00

28 June 2016, China Chinese seniors without the ability to take care of themselves would be given guardians under a draft of rules governing people' private rights. The draft, an early step toward a more robust civil code, was [...]

Assessing Results of UNFPA’s Piloted Community-based Model on Care for Older Persons in Ben Tre and Hai Duong Provinces

2016-12-26T07:12:09+00:00

English translation of the report "Assessing Results of UNFPA’s Piloted Community-based Model on Care for Older Persons in Ben Tre and Hai Duong Provinces". The survey was conducted by the Development and Policies Research Center (DEPOCEN), in Hai Duong [...]

Global Health and Aging

2016-12-26T08:50:51+00:00

Population aging is a powerful and transforming demographic force. We are only just beginning to comprehend its impacts at the national and global levels. As we prepare for a new demographic reality, the authors hope this report raises awareness [...]