HelpAge in the news

Links to some of our most recent coverage in the international press:

Richard Blewitt talks to The Business of Giving

WOR, NewsTalk, Radio 710, 19 May 2012

In a rapidly ageing world, how can the EU address the age-blindness in its development cooperation

The Information Daily, 30 April 2012

Young Europeans to champion older people's rights in new campaign

The Information Daily, 24 April

Poorer countries must adapt to meet health needs of the elderly, report says

The Guardian, 4 April

The Grey Tsunami

NewStatesman, 4 April

HelpAge International, Champion of older people, receives $1.5 Million Hilton Humanitarian Prize

Huffington Post, 8 March 2012

HelpAge wins $1.5 Million Hilton Humanitarian Prize

Reuters, 8 March 2012

HelpAge wins $1.5 Million Hilton Humanitarian Prize

The World Bank, 8 March 2012

Catering for an ageing world

Vatican Radio, 8 March 2012

Orphaned at old age

Nepali Times, 2 March 2012

Less than 1% of humanitarian aid targets older people or people with disabilities

AlertNet, 22 February 2012

Families to get cash handouts

The Herald, 23 January 2012

Haiti two years on: Discrimination against older people is rife

AlertNet, 12 January 2012

Legislation for a secure future

The Fiji Times, 20 December 2011

A lament on migration in Colombia- UN International Day of Older Persons

The Guardian, 1 October 2011

There is no age limit in the fight for health

The Guardian, 18 September 2011

Generation vexed: Poor and pensionless

Trust Law, 14 September 2011

Pakistan floods: HelpAge distributes kits to 1,000 people

Relief Web, 25 August 2011

The elderly are not invisible

One, 28 July 2011

Protecting older women's rights in Tanzania

Trust Law, 14 July 2011

East Africa crisis could have been prevented with early action

The Guardian, 8 July 2011

Las personas mayores deben ser incluidas en la agenda de la Cumbre sobre Enfermedades No Transmisibles

Mediglobal, June 2011

HelpAge wants firm pension policies

Bangkok Post, 28 June 2011


The world's widows

BBC World Service, 23 June 2011


Living with HIV in Tanzania

The Guardian, 8 June 2011


Pensions have a positive impact on development

The Guardian, 2 May 2011


Situation worsens for older Japanese post-earthquake

Reliefweb, 23 March 2011

Disaster is heavy burden to bear for Japan's elderly

CNN, 17 March 2011

Messages for UN Women - International Women's Day

The Guardian, 8 March 2011

Supporting older people in Pakistan

The Guardian, 17 February 2011

HelpAge to aid older people affected by Colombia floods

Reliefweb, 21 December 2010

BBC Focus on Africa- Interview with Dolline Busolo on witchcraft

BBC World Service, 14 December 2010

HelpAge steps up response to Haiti cholera outbreak

Reliefweb, 18 November 2010

Celebrating Older People For a Change

The Independent, 1 October 2010 

Radio Interview with Nesta Hatendi of HelpAge International on the rights of older people

IRIN News, 30 September 2010

Solar kits help older Haitians Tough it out in temporary camps

Reliefweb, 7 September 2010

HIV infection is rising among over 50s across the world, figures show

The British Medical Journal, 27 July 2010

Kenya: Body Roots for Rights of Older People in Workforce, 5 May 2010

Growing old in Uganda

Guardian Katine website, 16 April 2010

HAITI: Don't forget the elderly

IRIN, 12 March 2010

Earthquake's Burdens Weigh Heavily on Haiti's Elderly

New York Times, 11 March 2010

Kyrgyzstan: Where have all the men gone?

The Independent, 3 Feb 2010

Help grows for abandoned elderly Haitians

Associated Press, 24 February 2010

In pictures: Ugandan memory books

BBC Online, 21 August 2009

In pictures: Zimbabwe's impoverished pensioners

BBC Online, 27 May 2009

Elderly most at risk from poverty

Al Jazeera, 3 July 2009

In pictures: Zimbabwe's impoverished pensioners

BBC news, 27 May 2009

"Elderly also at risk of contracting HIV"

East African Standard, 27 April 2009

"Pensions for the world's poor"

Mother Jones, 13 April 2009

"Africa's hidden war on women"

The Independent, 12 March 2009

"Advocates call for social pension scheme in developing countries"

Bangkok Post, 6 February 2009

"The aged targeted because they are isolated"

Daily Nation, Kenya, 06 February 2009

"Helping the aged in Uganda"

The Guardian, 29 January 2009

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