Halfway into the implementation of the Global dementia action plan, the Global status report on the public health response to dementia takes stock of actions driven by Member States, WHO and civil society since the adoption of the global action plan, identifies barriers to its implementation especially in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, and high

This publication, 5th in series, has been prepared with the objective of providing data help to policy and programme making for elderly population. Attempts have been made to cull out data on different aspects of elderly population from different sources and put them together at one place.

This report explores the new poverty reduction strategy of the People's Republic of China and focuses on the vulnerable, particularly children, the elderly, and those whose access to health care is jeopardized by urbanization and aging. The People’s Republic of China has a long and successful record of poverty reduction.

Order of the Bombay High Court in the matter of Dhruti Kapadia & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 22/04/2021.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Dr. Ashwani Kumar Vs Union of India & Others dated 04/03/2021. The matter related to admission of elderly people on a priority basis in private hospitals besides government hospitals amid the COVID-19 scenario.

WHO published in 2017 the Guidelines on integrated care for older people. Integrated care for older people (ICOPE) reflects a community-based approach that will help to reorient health and social services towards a more person-centred and coordinated model of care that supports optimizing functional ability for older people.

High medical and energy costs, limited incomes, and narrow comfort ranges present multiple health-related challenges for older adults. A variety of studies indicate that weatherizing and repairing the homes of elderly households can help to address some of these issues, ultimately improving resident health and reducing energy and health costs.

Long-term care facilities are high-risk settings for severe outcomes from outbreaks of Covid-19, owing to both the advanced age and frequent chronic underlying health conditions of the residents and the movement of health care personnel among facilities in a region.

The report contains key findings of the assessment, together with observations and analysis by HelpAge’s humanitarian team and sectoral advisers.It aims to help all organisations operating in Gambella– including humanitarian agencies, donors and cluster groups–to develop and implement inclusive programmes, and to support advocacy for the rights

This guide supports HelpAge staff and network members in using Agenda 2030 to advance older people’s rights and inclusion in development policy and practice. It explains how global development must meet older people’s needs and rights if it is to be sustainable and provides key arguments to make this case with policy makers.

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