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World AIDS Day: The HIV epidemic is ageing and we must all respond

25 November 2011

Thursday 1 December is World AIDS Day and this year the HIV community has much to celebrate. We have seen declines in new infections; new and ambitious commitments and targets for the HIV response set by world leaders at... Keep reading

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Five years of Age Demands Action in Kyrgyzstan

01 November 2011

On 12 October this year older people in Kyrgyzstan celebrated the UN International Day of Older Persons for the fifth time! They met key government representatives at a national conference in the Kyrgyz capital, Bishkek. Speaking passionately about their. Keep reading

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7 billion people: What happens when billions of babies grow up?

31 October 2011

As the world population reaches seven billion today, we must remember that this is not just about a world belonging to younger generations. The world does not solely belong to the young. As more of us live longer, this... Keep reading

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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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