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Announcing Goddy Paul as receiving Fransis Kupang Memorial Award

09 September 2016

Last day as Chief Executive of HelpAge International It has been the privilege of my working life to have served as Chief Executive of HelpAge International the past three years. Today is my last day in that role. Just as... Keep reading (4 Comments)


The next few days could change the lives of billions

23 September 2015

The next few days could quite literally change the lives of billions of people and shape the future of our planet. At the end of this week, world leaders will gather in New York for the United Nations Sustainable Development... Keep reading


Would you kill the older people?

05 February 2014

Philosophers have long used the "trolley problem" to debate issues in ethics around how we treat others. Reading a recent personal blog by Marc Dubois, Executive Director of MSF UK, on why older people are ignored in humanitarian emergencies... Keep reading (4 Comments)


Kyrgyzstan: Building advocacy strategies...and team spirit!

14 June 2013

In Central Asia, a place not known by many, a fantastic meeting was organised by HelpAge International. This was the first time HelpAge had hosted a meeting with its network partners and offices that work in Eastern Europe and... Keep reading


World Diabetes Day in Kyrgyzstan

15 November 2012

Each year, World Diabetes Day (WDD) is marked on 14 November - a day devoted to fighting and raising awareness of diabetes. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), diabetes has become the third main cause of human deaths... Keep reading

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