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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

HelpAge launches low-cost tool for assessing older peoples humanitarian needs locally

HelpAge International has launched a low-cost, simple tool that can assess older peoples needs and vulnerabilities in the event of a humanitarian crisis.

Posted: 24 November 2015

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