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    • Older people's associations in east and south-east Asia: a four-country study (executive summary)
    • English
    • 418 kb
    • 2017

    This is the executive summary of a study exploring the impact of older people's associations in east and south-east Asia, looking at the benefits to older people and the challenges in running them.

    • An assessment of available evidence on NCDs and their risk factors in Myanmar
    • English
    • 4.2 mb
    • 2017

    This report summarises the key findings from a review of evidence on NCDs in Myanmar. It encompasses a review of published literature from 2000 to 2015 on NCDs and their risk factors, qualitative interviews with key actors engaged in NCD research in Myanmar, and additional reviews of ethical committee inquiries and post-graduate research on NCDs in Myanmar.

    • 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.

    • The ageing of Myanmars farmer population: implications for agriculture and food security
    • English
    • 1.6 mb
    • 2017

    The report explores how the ageing of Myanmar's farming population will affect agricultural livelihood patterns and agricultural productivity. It considers the future age profile of Myanmars smallholder agriculture population, the implications of an older farming population for Myanmars agricultural future, and the broad policy and practice steps which would help Myanmar to best position itself for this future.

    • Healthy lives and wellbeing for all at all ages
    • English
    • 217 kb
    • 2017

    This briefing outlines the challenges faced by older people in accessing health services and provides recommendations for how policies can help overcome them. It also outlines how data systems must adapt to monitor progress on older people's access to health.

    • Ageing, older persons and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
    • English
    • 2.7 mb
    • 2017

    This brief acknowledges the importance of a lifecourse approach to ageing and calls for protecting and promoting the rights of older people in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda.

    • Breaking the age barrier: lessons from an intergenerational livelihoods programme in Sierra Leone
    • English
    • 2.4 mb
    • 2017

    This report sets out how the 'Rebuilding sustainable livelihoods' programme in Sierra Leone was designed and operated, and discusses the findings of this research.

    • 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.

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