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World Humanitarian Summit risks neglecting marginalised groups, HelpAge says in joint letter to UN chief

HelpAge International has joined nine other aid agencies to write a letter to the UN humanitarian chief raising concern the omission of marginalised groups including older people, from the World Humanitarian Summits preparatory statement.

Posted: 21 December 2015

Tanzania opens ministry focused on older peoples welfare

Tanzanias incoming government is opening a new ministry that will have a focus on the welfare of the countrys older men and women a fantastic achievement for those advocating for the rights of older people.

Posted: 16 December 2015

COP21: HelpAge releases position paper on adapting to climate change in an ageing world

To coincide with the 2015 Paris Climate Conference, or COP21, today we launch a new paper Climate change in an ageing world. The report provides a series of recommendations on how to protect older people from the impacts of climate change.

Posted: 08 December 2015

HelpAge India responds to devastating floods in Chennai

HelpAge India is responding to the floods in Chennai after the city of 4.6 million people experienced the heaviest rainfall in a century.

Posted: 07 December 2015

World AIDS Day: HIV services not equipped for rapidly ageing AIDS epidemic

As access to anti-retroviral treatment (ART) grows, the population living with HIV is rapidly ageing, yet care services are ill-equipped for older people.

Posted: 01 December 2015

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