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World AIDS Day: Ending the AIDS pandemic

30 November 2015

HIV still remains one of the major challenges of the 21st century. This World AIDS Day we stand with the rest of the world in working towards the end of AIDS, as part of the Sustainable Development Goals. This will... Keep reading

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Tanzanian journalists form network dedicated to older people's issues

30 November 2015

In Tanzania, HelpAge International has done some great media relations work bringing together journalists to form a network focused on older people's issues that I hope can be emulated across the region and further afield. Reporters were gathered from Keep reading

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Mzee Clement Kwezi: a leading figure on ageing issues in Tanzania

06 November 2015

He is vibrant, energetic and exudes a warmth that affects all around him. His demeanor belies his age. Seated among younger journalists attending a media training workshop organised by HelpAge International's Tanzania office this month, the 79-year-old Keep reading (1 Comment)

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Age Demands Action campaigners celebrate International Day of Older Persons

16 October 2015

Thousands of older people around the world came together on 1 October to celebrate the 25th International Day of Older Persons. Age Demands Action (ADA) campaigners raised awareness of the importance of protecting the rights of older people under a... Keep reading (1 Comment)

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Older activists tell us why they fight for change

05 August 2015

The sixth session of the UN Open-ended Working Group on Ageing (OEWG) took place in New York last month, and four older activists from Zambia, Pakistan, Vietnam and Kenya attended to help get their issues heard. Mwiche from Zambia... Keep reading

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