Closing remarks of Mathew Cherian, Chief Executive of HelpAge India and a representative of HelpAge International


HelpAge Asia-Pacific Regional Conference: The Economic Implications of Ageing Hanoi, Vietnam 7 September 2016 It is my honour to make a closing remarks on behalf of HelpAge Network today. In 2004 we organised another regional conference in this very same city [...]

Government of Vietnam officially endorsed plan to expand Intergenerational Self-Help Club (ISHC) model nationwide


On 2 August 2016, the Prime Minister of Vietnam officially approved the plan on the replication of the Intergenerational Self-Help Club (ISHC) model throughout the country. This decision establishes targets, allocates budgets and defines responsibilities for implementation. IHSCs are [...]

The Economic Implications of Ageing


The theme of this year's conference is The Economic Implications of Ageing. In collaboration with the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) of Vietnam and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), the HelpAge Asia-Pacific Regional Conference 2016 was [...]