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WHO healthy ageing report a "welcome shift in focus"

The World Health Organization (WHO) has launched its World Report on Ageing and Health, a publication that brings a welcome shift in focus to older people.

Posted: 30 September 2015

Older activists "light the way" to a better future for all ages

Older campaigners are joining activists from all walks of life across the world today to "light the way" to a future in which everyone can live free from suffering, poverty and neglect.

Posted: 24 September 2015

Switzerland replaces Norway at top of this year's Global AgeWatch Index

Switzerland is the best country in the world for older people, according to this years Global AgeWatch Index, climbing two places to replace Norway at the top spot.

Posted: 08 September 2015

Minimum standards for age and disability-inclusive humanitarian responses launched

HelpAge International has worked with six other agencies to launch a new set of minimum standards to support ageing and disability inclusive responses in humanitarian crises.

Posted: 14 August 2015

Myanmar floods: HelpAge responding to families affected

At least 300 family kits have been provided by HelpAge International to five camps for internally displaced people in the Magway region in west Myanmar.

Posted: 10 August 2015

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