health

World Health Day 2015: Age Demands Action on access to age-friendly health services for older people

2017-01-04T05:53:33+00:00 Tags: , , , |

“I want healthcare for me,” say older people Today (7 April) on World Health Day, Age Demands Action campaigners are calling for access to age-friendly health services for older people to bring a halt to exclusion, discrimination and stigma. [...]

Facing the facts: the truth about ageing and development

2017-01-23T19:34:14+00:00 Tags: , , , , |

  Age International's flagship publication 'Facing the facts: the truth about ageing and development' brings together 25 high profile thought leaders, development experts and academics to discuss the impact of an ageing world on international development. Facing the facts contains [...]

PNoy signs law for automatic PhilHealth coverage for senior citizens

2017-01-04T06:03:35+00:00 Tags: , , , |

11 November 2014 - Manila, the Philippines President Benigno Aquino III signed into law a measure granting automatic, lifetime membership of senior citizens to Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth). In a statement Tuesday, Senator Ralph Recto, principal author of [...]

Hundreds of billions of VND for the “Bright eyes for the elderly” program

2014-10-08T09:09:38+00:00 Tags: , , |

1 October 2014 – Hanoi, Vietnam The Vietnam Elderly Association in association with the Vietnam Red Cross Society, the Vietnam Television, and the Vietnam Communications Corporation on September 29th held an art exchange to raise fund for the program “Bright eyes for the [...]