Each year on 7 April, World Health Day, Age Demands Action campaigners across the world; young and older fight for improved health for older people.

This year, the campaign is expected to be bigger and stronger than ever! Building on their achievements from last year, campaigners from over 40 countries will be demanding universal health coverage.

Check out what's happening in ADA on Health.

Age Demands Action on Health!


ADA for Rights

Find out more about ADA on Health.


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ADA Global 

An older couple in Gaza City. (c) Sarah Marzouk/HelpAge International

On 1 October, the International Day of Older Persons, older people around the world take part in our ADA campaign.

They call on their decision makers to take action on important issues, such as healthcare and pensions.

Internationally, Age Demands Action is calling for a convention on the rights of older people - find out the difference a convention would make and what YOU can do to help.

ADA for Rights

Older people in Haiti campaign for their rights

To mark World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, on 15 June, older campaigners across the world raise awareness of elder abuse and lobby their governments to take part in the Open-ended Working Group on Ageing.

Find out more about Age Demands Action for Rights!

Celebrity supporters

Hugh Masekela supports Age Demands Action

Meet the global celebrities supporting Age Demands Action.

Meet the leaders

Mama Rhoda is an Age Demands Action leader from Kenya.

Meet the older campaigners who are leading the Age Demands Action global movement.

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