The impact of the global food, fuel and finance crisis in Mozambique, and what this means for older people who are often overlooked.
This project looks at the impact of the global food, fuel and finance crisis in ten different countries, and what this means for older people who are often overlooked, despite their very specific needs.
Barriers older people face to enjoying their right to health and how we can drive progress.
On 29 November 2022, Samuel Wood, Head of Humanitarian at Helpage International met His Majesty, King Charles. On the agenda was the life-changing impact of funds given by the UK public to global disasters and crises, and the effect of climate change on the world's most vulnerable communities.
COP27 was far from perfect but some remarkable things did happen for the first time.
What is HIRDO going to do to help improve the situation? HIRDO will make a concerted effort to voice the concerns of older people so that all relevant organisations will have them on their agenda and will empower them through constructive engagement which I hope will contribute towards positive changes in their lives and help strengthen their resilience.
Somalia has suffered from hunger and conflict for decades, but with unprecedented drought and record-high food prices, millions of people are now on the brink of famine.
A new survey on the impact of the floods in Pakistan on older people reveals that hundreds of lives are needlessly being put at risk due to the decimation of health services and the rise of diseases like malaria and diarrhoea, which can be killers to older people with weaker immune systems.
Mental health - Reflections on the challenges older people face after months of the Ukraine war.
With so many areas of Pakistan badly affected by the disaster, older people aren't always given priority. This is the story of their fight for survival.
As the war continues, HelpAge International's country director in Ukraine Akbar Nazriev shares his insights on how things have changed and what life is like living under the ongoing threat of attack.
The significant gaps in the global health ecosystem were no secret prior to the pandemic. But the COVID-19 pandemic truly exposed that this is much more than a gap. It is a vast chasm of health inequality.