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We need a data revolution that leaves no one behind

08 February 2016

This is the first blog in a series coinciding with our side event entitled Innovations on inclusion at the United Nation's Commission for Social Development in February 2016. Tony German from the Development Initiatives discusses how better data can... Keep reading

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Community engagement at the forefront of WHO Global Forum on Innovation for Ageing Populations

17 November 2015

Last month in Kobe, Japan, 200 policymakers, practitioners and activists committed to healthy ageing gathered for the Second World Health Organization (WHO) Global Forum on Innovations for Ageing Populations. The discussions, which involved a good repr Keep reading

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Learning, sharing and connecting at the IAGG Asia/Oceania 2015 Congress

30 October 2015

HelpAge International plays a key role in the East Asia-Pacific region gathering and sharing knowledge to support a wider movement aiming to improve the wellbeing of older people. From 19-22 October, we advanced this agenda through the 10th International Keep reading

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Leave no one behind Including older people!

07 February 2014

The Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals' eighth and last stocktaking session has been taking place at the UN headquarters this week. Participating in the event has been a mixed experience: one minute older people are completely side-lined. Keep reading

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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)

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