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An opportunity to promote better health for older people

21 October 2011

This week, the Brazilian government and the WHO opened the first World Conference on Social Determinants of Health in Rio de Janeiro. Over 50 ministers are attending as well as secretaries of health from all around the world and... Keep reading

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World Food Day and Blog Action Day: Global food crisis and older people

14 October 2011

16 October is both World Food Day and Blog Action Day. As a result, the theme for Blog Action is food, but more specifically, the focus of World Food Day is "Food prices - from crisis to stability". Our... Keep reading (1 Comment)

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World Alzheimer's Day 2011: Guest blog by Marc Wortmann

21 September 2011

Marc Wortmann is Executive director of Alzheimer's Disease International (ADI). He was a member of the Parliament of Province of Utrecht, working closely with various charities and voluntary organisations. Mr Wortmann was Executive Director of Alzheimer N Keep reading

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Kyrgyzstan: Marking World Humanitarian Day in photos

26 August 2011

To celebrate World Humanitarian Day last week, the Crisis Communications Group opened a photo exhibition in the Kyrgyz capital, Bishkek. World Humanitarian Day is an oppotunity for humanitarian aid workers to renew their commitment to helping vulnerable a Keep reading

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World Humanitarian Day: The uncelebrated humanitarians

18 August 2011

As societies change and the complexity of our world increases, more pressure and strain is put on traditional family structures. However, as these structures crumble, one thing that has not changed is the unbreakable bond between child and grandparent.... Keep reading (1 Comment)

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