Thailand

World Bank video: Closing the health gaps for the elderly

2017-01-24T09:10:02+00:00 Tags: , , , |

World Bank released a video with the same title as their recent publication "Closing the health gaps for the elderly: Promoting Health Equity and Social Inclusion in Thailand". The video presents the gaps of accessing universal health coverage scheme’s care system by the [...]

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

2017-01-23T19:45:09+00:00 Tags: , , , |

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     [...]

The impact of the Old Age Allowance on the lives of older people and the local economy in Thailand

2016-12-26T07:11:56+00:00 Tags: , , , |

This summary is based on a study on the impact of the scheme on the lives of older people and local economy conducted by the Foundation for Older Person's Development (FOPDEV). The study covered 27 villages in three provinces of Thailand: Chiang [...]

Promoting the rights of older people in the community in Mae Hong Son province

2016-12-26T12:06:32+00:00 Tags: , , |

This paper looks at a volunteer group called the “Older People Watch Group” that aims to promote and protect older people’s rights and entitlements in Mae Hong Son province, Thailand. Language: English Published: HelpAge International, 2014 Size: 1.0 MB [...]

Social Protection for Older Persons- Social Pensions in Asia

2016-12-26T12:13:27+00:00 Tags: , , , , , , , |

Social pensions are an effective and relevant strategy for supporting older persons in Asia. This excellent book thoroughly details the importance of strengthening the systems of social protection in the region and related lessons and challenges. Case studies are [...]