HelpAge newsletters

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International newsletters

Ageways exchanges practical information on ageing and development, particularly good practice developed in the HelpAge International network. Published twice a year for those working with older people.

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    • Ageways 85: Bangladesh
    • English
    • 969 kb
    • 2017

    Ageways 85 focuses on work in Bangladesh on harnessing culture and media for the rights of older people.

    • Ageing and Development 31
    • English
    • 941 kb
    • 2012

    This last printed issue of Ageing & Development reports on how little humanitarian aid is going to older people, discusses what the right to health means for older people, and highlights action and policies to better address older peoples issues and rights.

Regional newsletters

We publish regional newsletters in Afria and Asia/Pacific.

Ageing in Africa highlights the issues affecting older people in Africa and provides updates on HelpAge International's regional activities. Published three times a year.

AgeNews Asia/Pacific promotes information sharing to strengthen HelpAge's network. It raises awareness of the contributions, needs and rights of older people and highlights HelpAge International's activities in the region. Published twice a year.

    • AgeNews Asia/Pacific 22
    • English
    • 887 kb
    • 2017

    This issue includes older people's voices at the UN world conference on disaster risk reduction, Myanmar's first national universal social pension and World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.

    • Ageing in South Asia (Issue 2)
    • English
    • 5.2 mb
    • 2016

    In the second issue of Ageing in South Asia, we look at income security, DRR and humanitarian work, advocacy and campaigning, and health and care.

    • Ageing in South Asia (Issue 1)
    • English
    • 3.5 mb
    • 2016

    In the first issue of Ageing in South Asia, we look at income security, health and care, campaigns and disaster risk reduction.

    • Ageing in Africa 39
    • English
    • 947 kb
    • 2014

    This issue of Ageing in Africa looks at the Global AgeWatch Index, the Age Demands Action campaign and the impact of HIV and AIDS on older people.

Project newsletters

We publish project newsletters.

    • Ethio Ageways 4
    • English
    • 1.4 mb
    • 2016

    This newsletter looks at the response to the drought in Ethiopia, older people's care and support centres, social protection, poverty reduction and the Age Demands Action campaign.

    • Building inclusive resilient communities: perspective of South Asian experiences and knowledge (Issue 02)
    • English
    • 2.7 mb
    • 2016

    Issue two of a project newsletter about disaster risk reduction in the Asia-Pacific region.

    • Sauti ya Wazee March 2016
    • English
    • 1.1 mb
    • 2016

    The March issue of our Sauti ya Wazee (Voice of Older People) Tanzania newsletter has stories on the 25th Anniversary of the UN International Day of Older Persons, World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, Older Women, Africa Human Rights Day and more.

    • Age and Disability Monitor 3
    • English
    • 889 kb
    • 2014

    The Age and Disability Monitor provides a bi-monthly overview of the most pressing issues and needs faced by people with specific needs; including people with disabilities, people with injuries and older people among the refugees from and internally displaced people within Syria.

    • Disaster Reduction Action
    • English
    • 1.1 mb
    • 2014

    This newsletter looks at our work on disaster risk reduction in the Caribbean.

    • Disasters & Livelihoods
    • English
    • 334 kb
    • 2013

    Disasters & Livelihoods reports on a project coordinated by HelpAge International in the Caribbean to help farmers make their livelihoods more resistant to disasters.

    • Reducing economic vulnerability in Myanmar
    • English
    • 2.6 mb
    • 2013

    This project newsletter looks at our project in rural Myanmar which helps communities establish Village Development Committees. These committees empower communities for social and economic development and establish a community-level social protection mechanism in marginalised areas.

    • Helping vulnerable populations and communities to manage risks associated with hurricanes and floods
    • English
    • 3.7 mb
    • 2012

    This project newsletter looks at our programme to help vulnerable populations and communities to manage risks associated with hurricanes and floods. The project is currently being implemented in ten communities across St Catherine and is expected to end in December 2012.

    • Right to life without violence in old age
    • English
    • 541 kb
    • 2012

    Right to life without violence in old age reports on a project coordinated by HelpAge International in Kyrgyzstan to collect evidence of elder abuse and build the capacity of crisis centres to support older victims of abuse.

    • Right to life without violence in old age (Russian)
    • Russian
    • 510 kb
    • 2012

    Right to life without violence in old age reports on a project coordinated by HelpAge International in Kyrgyzstan to collect evidence of elder abuse and build the capacity of crisis centres to support older victims of abuse.

    • Right to life without violence in old age (Kyrgyz)
    • Kyrgyz
    • 503 kb
    • 2012

    Right to life without violence in old age reports on a project coordinated by HelpAge International in Kyrgyzstan to collect evidence of elder abuse and build the capacity of crisis centres to support older victims of abuse.

    • Poverty Reduction in Multigenerational Households Affected by Migration 3
    • English
    • 695 kb
    • 2011

    This issue highlights feedback from Kyrgyzstan on our Age Demands Actions campaign, updates on the joint project of older carers with their schoolchildren, and sharing of findings of micro projects implemented by Older People's Groups.

    • Poverty Reduction in Multigenerational Households Affected by Migration (Kyrgyz) 3
    • Kyrgyz
    • 671 kb
    • 2011

    This issue highlights feedback from Kyrgyzstan on our Age Demands Actions campaign, updates on the joint project of older carers with their schoolchildren, and sharing of findings of micro projects implemented by Older People's Groups.

    • Poverty Reduction in Multigenerational Households Affected by Migration (Russian) 3
    • Russian
    • 758 kb
    • 2011

    This issue highlights feedback from Kyrgyzstan on our Age Demands Actions campaign, updates on the joint project of older carers with their schoolchildren, and sharing of findings of micro projects implemented by Older People's Groups.

    • Older People and HIV/AIDS in Africa 4
    • English
    • 1.1 mb
    • 2010

    This issue focuses on advocacy groups and traditional health practitioners in South Africa, and the role of the media in Ethiopia and Tanzania in advocating for older peoples rights in the response to HIV and AIDS.

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