On World Health Day, 7 April, HelpAge is coordinating Age Demands Action campaigns in at least 26 countries – all calling for better health services for older people, including better provision for dealing with hypertension.
Posted: 07 April 2013
The Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) says unacounted deaths of people in Syria with diabetes, heart conditions and other chronic illnesses mean the true death toll of the war is far higher than the reported 70,000.
Posted: 27 March 2013
Leading British charities – including HelpAge sister organisation, Age International – have launched a public fundraising appeal to provide humanitarian assistance to people affected by the conflict in Syria.
Posted: 26 March 2013
The UN High-level Panel on the post-2015 development agenda is meeting this week on the Indonesian island of Bali. This is the fourth meeting of the panel, which later this year will deliver a key report with recommendations for a future development framework to succeed the Millennium Development Goals after 2015. The main focus for the meeting in Bali is the role of global partnerships for development.
Posted: 25 March 2013
Find out how the money raised through the DEC’s Haiti Earthquake Appeal in 2010 has helped to fund our essential rehabilitation work to help older people recover from the disaster.
Posted: 21 March 2013