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With World Health Day approaching, active ageing is the key message

30 March 2012

The First World Congress on Healthy Ageing took place this month in Malaysia, with over 1,500 delegates attending from nearly 40 countries. The main theme of the congress was holistic and active ageing. It was heartening to see the... Keep reading

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Voices of older people: Raising awareness of ageing

13 March 2012

Having had more time to reflect on the discussions at the Commission for Social Development session in New York earlier this month, I am struck by the almost exclusive focus on youth poverty and unemployment. Very few member states... Keep reading (1 Comment)

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Long-term care in old age: An overlooked need

05 December 2011

In a recent meeting of HelpAge network affiliates and partners, we discussed the issues of long-term care and care towards the end of life. From our discussions, it seemed clear that long-term care in old age is a sometimes... Keep reading (1 Comment)

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IMF: "Integrating ageing into all aspects of development"

19 July 2011

The current edition of the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) Finance and Development is looking at the implications of population ageing. The video accompanying the report makes strong recommendations for steps to consider, which include "integrating ag Keep reading

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IMF: "Integrating ageing into all aspects of development"

19 July 2011

The current edition of the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) Finance and Development is looking at the implications of population ageing. The video accompanying the report makes strong recommendations for steps to consider, which include "integrating ag Keep reading (1 Comment)

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