Myanmar

Older People’s Associations in East and Southeast Asia: A Four Country Study

2017-10-16T21:18:16+00:00 Tags: , , , , |

Older people's associations (OPAs) have been established in different countries in East and Southeast Asia for more than 10 years. In 2015, the University of Oxford (Oxford Institute of Population Ageing) commissioned by Age International, the World Health Organization [...]

Myanmar’s national forum on universal social pension held in Pyidaungsu Hluttaw

2017-03-28T11:52:29+00:00 Tags: , , , |

On 16 March, 2017, a forum to raise the awareness among parliamentarians on Myanmar’s National Universal Social Pension Scheme was held in Pyidaungsu Hluttaw. The Government of Myanmar will be funding and rolling out the first Universal National Social Pension [...]

Study on accessing healthcare by the older population in Myanmar

2017-03-17T11:35:57+00:00 Tags: , , , |

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 [...]