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, [...]

Study on accessing healthcare by the older population in Myanmar

2017-03-17T11:35:57+00:00

This study analyses the health seeking behaviour and utilisation of healthcare services among older people. Further, it identifies and examines barriers to healthcare access along several dimensions including: availability, geographic accessibility, affordability and acceptability. These dimensions of accessibility are [...]

Closing the health gaps for the elderly: Promoting Health Equity and Social Inclusion in Thailand

2017-01-23T19:45:09+00:00

The study identifies the gaps of accessing universal health coverage scheme’s care system by the Thai elderly population, focusing on utilization and financial protection aspects. Language: English Published: The World Bank, 2016 Size: 13 MB. Download     [...]

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 [...]