The news of Nelson Mandela’s death at the age of 95 has been met the world over with a sense of sadness and loss. It is also, however, a time to reflect on the huge achievements of one of the most remarkable and influential men of the last century.
Posted: 06 December 2013
HelpAge International’s analysis of the latest data from the Philippines suggests that almost two fifths of people killed by Typhoon Haiyan were over the age of 60 - despite the fact that this age group makes up only 8% of the general population in the worst affected areas.
Posted: 05 December 2013
HelpAge and its local partner, Coalition of Services to the Elderly (COSE), have now distributed food aid to more than 39,500 of the most vulnerable people in 28 hard hit communities in the area around Ormoc City on Leyte Island.
Posted: 03 December 2013
On 1 December, we mark the 25th anniversary of World AIDS Day, an opportunity to reflect on the progress we have made this year as well as support the efforts to tackle the HIV epidemic around the world.
Posted: 29 November 2013
HelpAge International has begun a programme of cash payments to Typhoon Haiyan survivors in a number of communities in Sagay City in Negros Occidental so they can buy basic necessities at local markets.
Posted: 26 November 2013