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10 03, 2017

ISHC establishment, operation and management

2017-03-10T02:51:35+07:00Tags: , , |

Intergenerational Self-Help Club (ISHC) is a model having been implemented for years by HelpAge International (HAI) and its partners in Vietnam. It has been proven to be a good model that meets olde people’s various needs. The model has been [...]

1 09, 2016

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

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

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 [...]

31 08, 2020

HelpAge and network members won the Healthy Aging Prize for Asian Innovation

2020-10-19T10:50:14+07:00Tags: , , , |

The ‘Healthy Aging Prize for Asian Innovation’ (HAPI) is an initiative of the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) and the Japan Center for International Exchange (JCIE), under the auspices of the Japanese government’s Asia Health and [...]

16 10, 2018

Interview with Giang Thanh Long, National Economics University of Vietnam

2020-08-05T16:32:33+07:00Tags: , , , |

How would you describe the historical relationship between older people and their families, especially as concerns ensuring income security and material wellbeing? As the majority of older people, especially in developing Asia, are not covered by any social security system and their own income depends on [...]

11 12, 2016

Older people’s association (OPAs)


Community based organisations of older people are found throughout region. These are commonly called older people’s associations (OPAs) however may go by other names in different countries. Older people’s association (OPA) : Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Nepal, Sri [...]

17 10, 2016

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

2017-01-06T06:16:21+07:00Tags: , , , , |

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 [...]

30 09, 2016

Closing remark of Deputy Minister Nguyen Trong Dam

2021-03-03T16:49:54+07:00Tags: , , , |

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 [...]

8 02, 2016

Assessing Results of UNFPA’s Piloted Community-based Model on Care for Older Persons in Ben Tre and Hai Duong Provinces

2018-01-17T16:37:14+07:00Tags: , , , , , |

English translation of the report "Assessing Results of UNFPA’s Piloted Community-based Model on Care for Older Persons in Ben Tre and Hai Duong Provinces". The survey was conducted by the Development and Policies Research Center (DEPOCEN), in Hai Duong [...]