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 [...]

Rapid Population Ageing in Viet Nam: Challenges and Opportunities

2017-01-23T19:29:36+00:00 Tags: , , |

This factsheet presents the population ageing in Vietnam which creates both challenges and opportunities to the country’s development. It also provides recommendations for Vietnam to prepare for the transition to the aged phase which is expected to be in 2038. Language: [...]

Assessment of UNFPA’s piloted community-based model on care for older people (Summary)

2017-01-06T06:16:21+00:00 Tags: , , , , |

Under the project titled “Prevention of domestic violence, addressing imbalanced sex ratio at birth (SRB), and care for the elderly” funded by UNFPA in Hai Duong Province and Ben Tre Province in Viet Nam, the Inter-generational Self-Help Club (ISHC) model was [...]

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

2016-10-10T09:40:06+00:00 Tags: , , , |

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 [...]

Closing remark of Deputy Minister Nguyen Trong Dam

2016-09-30T11:28:47+00:00 Tags: , , , |

HelpAge Asia-Pacific Regional Conference: The Economic Implications of Ageing Hanoi, Vietnam 7 September 2016 I would like congratulate all of you for the success of the HelpAge Asia – Pacific Regional Conference ‘The Economic Implications of Ageing’ which took place in [...]

Intergenerational self-help clubs in Thuong Xuan and Ba Thuoc, Vietnam

2016-12-26T07:05:08+00:00 Tags: , , |

This brochure explains how HelpAge International and Thanh Hoa Association of the Elderly, Vietnam are supporting intergenerational self-help clubs to reduce poverty and improve people's health. Language: English Published: HelpAge International (Vietnam Country Office), 2016 Size:1.2 MB Download [...]

Welcome message from Mary Ann Taso, HelpAge Network representative

2016-09-14T17:08:16+00:00 Tags: , , , |

HelpAge Asia-Pacific Regional Conference: The Economic Implications of Ageing Hanoi, Vietnam 6 September 2016 Good morning. Over the past 20 years as part of the HelpAge Network, I have attended 14 HelpAge regional conferences.  At my first one, in 1996 [...]

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

2017-06-06T17:15:07+00:00 Tags: , , , , |

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. ISHCs are [...]

Community Driven Development (CDD) training in Vietnam

2017-01-24T09:14:19+00:00 Tags: , , , , |

HelpAge East Asia/Pacific offers a week long training on Community Driven Development (CDD) for development practitioners and others interested in strengthening their knowledge, tools and understanding of supporting community development through community-based organisations. The next training will be [...]