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    • Entitled to the same rights
    • English
    • 1.3 mb
    • 2017

    This report details evidence from a consultation with older women asking them to reflect on their rights to non-discrimination and equality, and to freedom from violence, abuse and neglect.

    • Ageing and the city: making urban spaces work for older people
    • English
    • 945 kb
    • 2016

    This report aims to stimulate discussion about some of the actions that governments and city authorities in low- and middle-income countries can take to build truly inclusive cities, focusing on three key themes: reclaiming urban spaces, healthy ageing, and safety and security.

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    • Entitled to the same rights
    • English
    • 1.3 mb
    • 2017

    This report details evidence from a consultation with older women asking them to reflect on their rights to non-discrimination and equality, and to freedom from violence, abuse and neglect.

    • Entitled to the same rights (Russian)
    • Russian
    • 1.4 mb
    • 2017

    This is the Russian translation of a report detailing evidence from a consultation with older women asking them to reflect on their rights to non-discrimination and equality, and to freedom from violence, abuse and neglect.

    • Entitled to the same rights (Spanish)
    • Spanish
    • 636 kb
    • 2017

    This is the Spanish translation of a report detailing evidence from a consultation with older women asking them to reflect on their rights to non-discrimination and equality, and to freedom from violence, abuse and neglect.

    • Zanzibar universal pension: baseline survey
    • English
    • 980 kb
    • 2017

    This report documents the findings of a baseline survey conducted in Zanzibar by the ESRF on behalf of HelpAge International. As well as providing a baseline for researching the impact of the Zanzibar Universal Pension Scheme, the survey also gives a sense of the situation of older people aged 70 and over in Zanzibar.

    • Older people's access to healthcare in Myanmar
    • English
    • 382 kb
    • 2017

    This study analyses the health seeking behaviour of older people, as well as their access to and utilisation of healthcare services, including barriers to access in Myanmar.

    • Cash transfers and older people's access to healthcare: a multi-country study in Ethiopia, Mozambique, Tanzania and Zimbabwe
    • English
    • 1.0 mb
    • 2017

    This report presents the findings of the Social Protection and Access to Health Services for Older People in Ethiopia, Mozambique, Tanzania and Zimbabwe study into the relationship between cash transfers and older people's access to health services.

    • How data systems leave older people behind
    • English
    • 1.4 mb
    • 2017

    This report examines the opportunities and challenges involved in gathering, analysing and making available to decision-makers, practitioners, and older people themselves, the high quality data needed to ensure the inclusion of older populations in global development plans and policies. It addresses both the potential and the limitations of the data that is currently available and describes the range of indicators needed to inform future policy action for the wellbeing of older people in Bangladesh, China, India and Pakistan.

    • Investing in an ageing world: shifting debates from costs to investments
    • English
    • 1.9 mb
    • 2017

    Our world is ageing and, in some countries and regions, rapidly. The fact that people now live longer, in better health, and generally in better conditions than ever before is a remarkable success story. But what opportunities and challenges does this bring? This report brings together new work that reconceptualises the "costs" of ageing. It aims to shift the debate from one that is narrowly defined by financing and expenditure to one that focuses on social investment and long term planning, in short, arguing for more of a positive approach.

    • AgeNews Asia/Pacific 21
    • English
    • 886 kb
    • 2017

    In this issue we look at a long-term care study in the Asia-Pacific region, social protection and the push for a universal pension scheme in the Philippines, ageing and income security in Asia, and Nepal two years on from its devastating earthquake.

    • Study on accessing healthcare by the older population in Myanmar
    • English
    • 545 kb
    • 2017

    The report examines the health status of older persons in Myanmar using various health indicators such as self-rated health status, self-reported symptoms, prevalence of non-communicable diseases, disability and functional limitations, and risk behaviours.

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