Social pension makes father of six happy

U Khin Nyein, 82, who suffers from hypertension, is a father of six children. He and his 73-year-old wife live in Chaung Dwin Village, Pyapon Township of the Ayeyarwaddy Region. They have to stay in one child’s  house, then move to another’s in the s... Read more

The situation of older persons in Myanmar

  This report offers insights into the demographic trends driving rapid ageing in Myanmar. It is published by HelpAge in collaboration with Myanmar’s Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement with support from UNFPA. Language: E... Read more

Mobile medical units

Cyclone Nargis struck Myanmar's Ayeyarwady Delta on May-2-3, 2008 causing widespread destruction. Of the 2.4 million people affected by the Cyclone, 200,000 were 55 years old or older at the time. HelpAge International moved quickly to set up Mobile Me... Read more

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