East Asia

Regional network

2016-03-15T13:54:14+00:00 Tags: , , , , , |

HelpAge regional office Since 1988, HelpAge East Asia/Pacific Regional Office has been working with network members in East Asia/Pacific to implement projects, conduct research, develop capacity and raise awareness on ageing issues. HelpAge network works together on wide range of topics; from livelihoods to age [...]

Live Long and Prosper: Aging in East Asia and Pacific

2016-12-26T07:12:56+00:00 Tags: , , , , |

The population in East Asia and Pacific is ageing rapidly, raising concerns about the implications for the region’s economic future. Although the region is ageing rapidly, proactive public policy can play an important role in helping it adapt to changing demographics and mitigating the downside risks [...]

Regional workshop “Community-based social care: What is the role of the State?”

2017-10-30T14:25:55+00:00 Tags: , , , , |

From 27 to 28 January 2015, HelpAge International East Asia Pacific Regional Office, in collaboration with the Department of Health, Ministry of Public Health, Thailand, held the regional workshop Community-based social care: What is the role of the State? [...]

Community-based social care in East and Southeast Asia

2016-12-26T10:14:28+00:00 Tags: , , , |

This briefing describes how demographic and societal transformations in east and south-east Asia are increasing demand for care of older people while constraining the supply of caregivers, and suggests ways to respond. Language: English Published: HelpAge International, East Asia [...]